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Title:
Giotto.
Author:
Giotto, 1266?-1337.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Giotto. English
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : DK Pub., 1999.
Physical Description:
143 pages ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Include indexes.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780789448514
Format :
Book

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Summary

Each volume is a visual resource with over 300 full-color illustrations, telling the story of a single artist with a look at the artist's life, the context in which he worked, and an analysis of his masterpieces.


Table of Contents

1267-1290 Artistic development - facts and myths
A legend from the beginningp. 8
Giotto in Florencep. 10
Madonna and Childp. 12
Tuscanyp. 14
Romep. 16
Crucifixp. 18
1288-1300 Assisi
The Basilica di San Francescop. 22
Doctors of the Churchp. 24
Other artists in the Upper Churchp. 26
Isaac Rejecting Esaup. 28
Fresco techniquesp. 30
Nature and objectsp. 32
1291-1294 Scenes from the Life of St Francis
Plan of the frescoes in the Upper Churchp. 36
St Francis' Mantle ...p. 38
St Bonaventure on St Francisp. 40
Giotto's versionp. 42
Renunciation of Worldly Goodsp. 44
Space divided into perspectival sectionsp. 46
The Institution of the Crib at Grecciop. 48
1297-1305 From Assisi to Padua
The question of the workshopp. 52
Madonna and Childp. 54
Early fourteenth-century Tuscanyp. 56
Rome during the Jubileep. 58
Badia polyptychp. 60
Giotto in Riminip. 62
1302-1305 The Arena Chapel
The master in Paduap. 66
The golden age of Paduap. 68
A usurious bankerp. 70
The Last Judgmentp. 72
The decorative structure of the Arena Chapelp. 74
Annunciation to St Annep. 76
1302-1305 Scenes from the Life of Christ and the Virgin
Plan of the scenes in the Arena Chapelp. 80
The narrativep. 82
The Meeting at the Golden Gatep. 84
A monumental concept of spacep. 86
Adoration of the Magip. 88
The figuresp. 90
Lamentationp. 92
1306-1315 The maturing Giotto
Franciscan Monkp. 96
Giotto and assistantsp. 98
Madonna Enthronedp. 100
To Rome for Cardinal Stefaneschip. 102
The Peruzzi Chapelp. 104
Feast of Herodp. 106
1315-1325 Giotto's fame spreads
Art and history at the dawn of a new centuryp. 110
The Magdalen Chapelp. 112
Miraculous Landingp. 114
The Lower Church at Assisip. 116
Stefaneschi altarpiecep. 118
Madonna and Childp. 120
1325-1337 Late works
The Bardi Chapelp. 124
The court of Robert of Anjoup. 126
Milan under the Viscontip. 128
Baroncelli Polyptychp. 130
Giotto the architectp. 132
Indexes
Index of placesp. 136
Index of peoplep. 138