By Alessandro Tomei
Giotto di Bondone (1266/7 – January eight, 1337), often called Giotto, was once an Italian painter and architect from Florence within the overdue heart a while. he's as a rule thought of the 1st in a line of serious 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 in accordance with nature. And he used to be 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 accepted Byzantine sort and as starting up "the nice artwork of portray as we all know it this day, introducing the means of drawing safely from lifestyles, which have been missed for greater than 200 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 los angeles 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.
ASSISI: BASILICA SUPERIORE
PADOVA: CAPPELLA DELL'ARENA
TRA ROMA E RIMINI
ASSIS: BASILICA INFERIORE
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