Individual Artists

Giotto by Stefano Zuffi

Posted On March 23, 2017 at 2:44 pm by / Comments Off on Giotto by Stefano Zuffi

By Stefano Zuffi

Giotto di Bondone (1266/7 – January eight, 1337), referred to as 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 significant artists who contributed to the Italian Renaissance.

Show description

Read or Download Giotto PDF

Similar individual artists books

Luc Tuymans (Contemporary Artists)

Tuymans' monochromatic palette and selection of subject material - family interiors, general items or family members photographs - hyperlink portray with post-war filmmaking and novice images. The resources of alternative pictures on his canvases supply his paintings a brooding violence. even if modest in scale and delicate in execution, this paintings is robust in its haunting evocation of misplaced lives and repressed histories.

The Collected Writings of Michael Snow

Writing, for Michael Snow, is as a lot a kind of “art-making” because the extensive variety of visible artwork actions for which he's popular, together with the “Walking girl” sequence and the movie Wavelength. Conversely, a few of the texts integrated during this anthology are as major visually as they're on the point of content material — they're intended to be checked out in addition to learn.

Hans Holbein: Revised and Expanded Second Edition

 Hans Holbein the more youthful was once the prime artist of the Northern Renaissance, but his lifestyles and paintings aren't approximately as well-documented as these of his contemporaries Leonardo da Vinci or Michelangelo. That omission has been remedied with this acclaimed research by means of Oskar Bätschmann and Pascal Griener. Hans Holbein chronicles the lifestyles and oeuvre of Holbein (1497/8–1543), as Bätschmann and Griener practice their substantial wisdom to discover the entire diversity of cultural and social impacts that affected him and his paintings.

Additional resources for Giotto

Example text

Not far from Florence, in the Berenson Collection at Villa I Tatti in Settignano, there are two fine panels: a Deposition, part of a dismembered altarpiece, and a vigorous, juvenile Saint Anthony. Rome Assist The cycle of Scenes from the Life of Saint Francis, frescoed on the lower part of the walls of the upper basilica of San Francesco over the course of the last decade of the thirteenth century, is universally known. The question of other interventions by Giotto preceding and following the Life of Saint Francis is more deli- The hand of Giotto, at a time when he had only just cate.

Musei Civici, Padua. The shaped pane/ of medium state of conservation good and recently restored, belongs to the Tuscan tradition of the Madonna with a gilt background on a pentagonal panel. The solid volumes of Giotto's figures, deliberately related to geometrical solids, stand out within a throne of Gothic architecture, slender and elega n 1 7 n e ges tare of the two kneeling angels, supporting vases of flowers, is unusual. 44 45 46 47 31. Crucifix, c. 1310, pat/el, 430 X 303 cm. shown as already dead, and his features do not show Tempio Malatestiano, Rimini.

15. Joachim with the Shepherds, 1304-1306, fresco. Scrovegni Chapel, Padua. The sequence of the scenes begins from the end of the chapel at the top of the left-hand wall. Giotto uses the landscape to intensify the psychological They comprise a very vivid effect series of symbolic figures, characters. In this case the of the situations of the freed from the traditional rugged background canons of art and based solitude of the sturdy masses on visual imparl. of the three figures. stresses the 30 Joachim's Dream, 1304-1306, fresco.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.69 of 5 – based on 44 votes