Giotto lamentation

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Giotto lamentation

  1. 1. TheLamentationGiottoArena Chapel.(1305-1306)
  2. 2. Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321Giotto di Bondone, 1266-1337
  3. 3. “Cimabue thought that in paintingHe commanded the field, and now Giotto hasthe acclaim” Dante, Purgatory (XI, 94-96)
  4. 4. Arena Chapel,Padua
  5. 5. Late Medieval orProto-Renaissance?
  6. 6. Panel fromSt. Francis AltarpieceBonaventura Berlinghieri1235Tempera on wood60” x 42”
  7. 7. Madonna Ethroned withAngels and ProphetsCimabue1285Tempera and gold onwood11’7” x 7’4”
  8. 8. Cultural Significance• Dawning humanism• Artist’s experience of seeing the world
  9. 9. MichelangeloThe PietaMarble1498-1499

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