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The Deposition of Christ, Pontormo, c.1525-28, Capponi Chapel of S. Felicita, Florence, Italy. "Pontormo paints a moment never previously depicted, when Christ's body is lifted away from his mother, who swoons with grief." -harshly lit crumpled space, illogical perspective, unearthly colors, unnerving emotional effect ("Art that Changed the World DK)

Paolo Veronese (1528-1588), 'The Martyrdom of Saint George', about 1565. Oil on canvas. 426 x 305 cm. San Giorgio in Braida, Verona © Chiesa...

The Temptation of Christ - Tintoretto. 1579-81. Oil on canvas. 539 x 330 cm. Sala Superiore, Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice, Italy.