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The architecture in Giotto's paintings

Author: Francesco Benelli; Giotto
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book offers an analysis of Giotto's painted architecture, focusing on issues of structural logic, clarity of composition, and its role within the narrative of the painting. Giotto was the first artist since antiquity to feature highly detailed architecture in a primary role in his paintings. Francesco Benelli demonstrates how architecture was used to create pictorial space, one of Giotto's key inventions. He  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Giotto; Giotto; Giotto, di Bondone.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francesco Benelli; Giotto
ISBN: 9781107016323 1107016320 9781107699434 1107699436
OCLC Number: 738338532
Description: xv, 8 unnumbered pages of plates, 276 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Assisi cycle of The legend --
The architecture in the Chapel of Enrico Scrovegni in Padua --
The Peruzzi and Bardi chapels in Santa Croce in Florence --
The lower church of Assisi --
Giotto's legacy in the lower church of San Francisco in Assisi --
Excursus: Giotto's legacy at Santa Croce in Florence --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Francesco Benelli.
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Benelli shows how Giotto's images of buildings and well-known monuments play an important role in the meaning of his works.  Read more...

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