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By Alessandro Tomei

Giotto di Bondone (1266/7 – January eight, 1337), referred to as Giotto, was once an Italian painter and architect from Florence within the past due center a long time. he's more often than not thought of the 1st in a line of significant artists who contributed to the Italian Renaissance.
Giotto's modern, the banker and chronicler Giovanni Villani, wrote that Giotto was once "the such a lot sovereign grasp of portray in his time, who drew all his figures and their postures based on nature. And he was once given a wage via the Comune of Florence in advantage of his expertise and excellence."
The late-16th century biographer Giorgio Vasari describes Giotto as creating a decisive holiday with the commonly used Byzantine type and as starting up "the nice paintings of portray as we all know it this present day, introducing the means of drawing correctly from lifestyles, which were overlooked for greater than 2 hundred years."

La presente pubblicazione è dedicata advert uno dei più grandi artisti italiani del Trecento: Giotto (1267?-1337). Giovanissimo lavora nella bottega di Cimabue, ma in breve diventa uno degli artisti più contesi della penisola. Lascia i suoi capolavori in San Francesco advert Assisi, nella cappella degli Scrovegni a Padova, in Santa Croce a Firenze. È l'artefice di un rinnovamento radicale del linguaggio in pittura: è il discrimine tra l'arte medievale e l. a. rinascita di una cultura figurativa improntata all'osservazione del reale, al punto che si può affermare che le vicende dell'arte italiana abbiano un "prima" e un "dopo" Giotto.

Sommario:

ASSISI: BASILICA SUPERIORE
PADOVA: CAPPELLA DELL'ARENA
TRA ROMA E RIMINI
ASSIS: BASILICA INFERIORE
Quadro Cronologico
Bibliografia

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