Giorgio Tagliaferro is Associate Professor in History of Art at the University of Warwick. His main research interests focus on Venetian Renaissance art, with particular attention to the representation of rulership, the relationship between painting and viewer, the artist’s creative process and workshop organisation. He was a scholar in residence at the Getty Research Institute (Los Angeles), the recipient of a British Academy Small Grant, and of a Leverhulme Research Fellowship. He has published essays on Titian, Veronese, and Venetian state imagery, and is the co-author of the book Le botteghe di Tiziano (2009). He is currently working on a book project on the sixteenth-century pictorial cycles of the Doge’s Palace.