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Giotto's O: Narrative, Figuration, and Pictorial Ingenuity in the Arena Chapel
Andrew Ladis begins his book with Giorgio Vasari's famous story of "Giotto's O", in which the artist drew a perfect circle freehand, baffled Pope Benedict IX's foolish messenger, and demonstrated hisExpand
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THE "PLEASURABLE DECEITS" OF BRONZINO'S SO-CALLED LONDON "ALLEGORY"
Year in and year out, scholars of Italian Re naissance art write learned papers in which they attempt to unravel the meaning of Bronzino's so-called London Allegory, also known as Venus, Cupid,Expand
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The Legend of Giotto's Wit and the Arena Chapel
The personality of Giotto as developed in the writings of Boccaccio, Sacchetti, Vasari, and others was marked by an intelligent wit. Although fictional and thus legendary, the literary personality ofExpand
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Taddeo Gaddi : critical reappraisal and catalogue raisonné
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PERUGINO AND THE WAGES OF FORTUNE
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Taddeo Gaddi : style and chronology
The Arena Chapel and the genius of Giotto : Padua
The 14th century Florentine painter Giotto di Bondone, is universally recognised as one of the greatest figures in the European artistic tradition, yet his life and career has been surrounded byExpand
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The Brancacci Chapel, Florence
The magnificent frescoes in chapels and town halls across Italy together represent one of the greatest achievements of Renaissance art. Commissioned both by private patrons and by the Church, artistsExpand
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