Essays Tagged: "Giotto"

Michelangelo Buonarroti

was influenced by Neoplatonic thought. Some of Michelangelo'searly painting showed the influence of Giotto and Masaccio. Also many ofhis early sculptures show the influence of Donatello (Columbia Univ ...

(4 pages) 143 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

This essay displays a clear depiction of art and its evolving from pre-historic times to recent times including citations.

his magnificent works.Simone Martini was considered an amazing artist by his peers, but so too was Giotto, another student of Duccio. Art was considered a "craft, a 'mechanical' art" to many but Giot ... hanged that (Bellosi). He created the paintings with one feeling in mind and dwelled on that theme. Giotto's creatures were given expressions and when one looks at it, one immediately grasps the mood. ...

(5 pages) 77 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Renaissance.

umanism and assertion of the importance of the individual began. Thus, artists such as Mosaccio and Giotto depicted art that unlike the Middle Ages, showed emotions, feelings, and bright colors, thus ... ith Saints that demonstrated ideas of simplicity, unity, and believability. Another Italian artist, Giotto, used the idea of realism in which a face was given a characteristics and color. Thus, his pa ...

(4 pages) 165 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Views of Giovanni Boccaccio in regards to the Renaissance painting of Giotto.

Giotto crossed a barrier painters before him could not. In fact with his teacher, Cimabue, the two a ... arded as the founders of modern painting. The question at hand is found in this very foundation, as Giotto had a sort of "naturalness" in his paintings that others lacked, as Giovanni Boccaccio stated ... pt to portray the view of this 14th Century Florentine humanist.Likewise, I will give my opinion of Giotto's work. As a contemporary, I find Giotto's work to be quite unnatural, therefore my critique ...

(2 pages) 52 0 2.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Dante's Inferno and how it relates to paganism and christianity.

used in Dante's Inferno have been interpreted differently through the 14th to the 20th centuries by Giotto and Dali.The term "pagan" was a Christian word, deriving from the Latin "paganus" and implyin ... fferent domains discovered a common field in the Inferno. An excellent example of this situation is Giotto and Dali. Separated by over 600 years and by evolving styles, their common ground is pagan im ...

(9 pages) 151 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Giotto and Parmigianino Compare/Contrast the differences between 2 artists and their works of art (Ognissanti Madonna and Madonna dal Collo Lungo).

Giotto and ParmigianinoThe artist Giotto di Bondone was born about 1266 in the village of Vespignano ... 266 in the village of Vespignano, near Florence. Outstanding as a painter, sculptor, and architect, Giotto was recognized as the first genius of art in the Italian Renaissance. He lived and worked at ... ed from the shackles of medieval restraint, dealing largely with the traditional religious subjects.Giotto is regarded as the founder of the central tradition of Western painting because his work brok ...

(4 pages) 173 1 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Madonna and Child with Angels and Saints Anthony of Padua and Nicolas of Tolentino by Matteo Giovanni

as dramatic, nor as successful.The painting looks much like Madonna Enthroned by Florentine artist, Giotto. Both are done with tempra, though Giotto painted his on wood (Schneider Adams 469.) Both pai ... surpassed by their Florentine rivals. The previous work expresses many of the same flaws as Matteo. Giotto painted his figures with elongated fingers and flattened halos. Matteo made some significant ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

History of Painting

The painting in the medieval period was highly spiritualized and religious. The Italian prodigy, Giotto, was the foremost artist of this time. Most of his work was produced on frescos, or large wal ... . His most revolutionary work was in two beautiful masterpieces, Faith, and The Mourning of Christ. Giotto's Faith depicts a matron with a large crucifix in her right hand, while holding a winding scr ...

(6 pages) 89 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers


heartists. Some of the most noted artists, architects, and sculptors of the High Renaissanceinclude Giotto, Donato Bramante, Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael. It wasone of the high points ...

(6 pages) 102 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Italian Renaissance

ntial works of leadings sculptors like Donatello, the realism of paints portrayed by Botticelli and Giotto, and Leondardo Da Vinci's style to create futuristic objects, art came to be more lifelike. W ...

(1 pages) 52 2 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Asteroids, Comets, Meteors And Meteorites

In 1986, five space probes observed Halley's Comet as it entered the inner solar system. The Giotto spacecraft sent the first close up images of the comet, because of this scientists were able ...

(1 pages) 40 0 4.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Renaissance Art

s of art and influenced generations of artists among them, Leonardo Da Vinci, Giovanni Bellini, and Giotto. Among there many works of art there stand out to me these three. Vitruvian Man 1492(Leonardo ... ree. Vitruvian Man 1492(Leonardo Da Vinci), Feast of the Gods (Giovanni Bellini), and Christus Rex (Giotto).The Late Gothic is the bridge between the Middle Age and the Renaissance. The Crusades and t ...

(5 pages) 119 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Chapter review: poets

shows his lively interest in men and women as unique individuals.*In the 1300s, the Italian painter Giotto developed a new style of painting that emphasized natural looking forms instead of flat, styl ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Spirituality vs. St. Jerome by Caravaggio and Vision of the Thrones by Giotto

heir views of God. Three pieces of art, St. Jerome, painted by Caravaggio, Vision of the Thrones by Giotto, and the San Marco museum in Florence, are three works that show how religion can be seen thr ... s, teaching them the word of the Lord and the goodness of the Lord.Vision of the Thrones, a work by Giotto shows how believing in God and following through with his teachings will bring you happiness ...

(3 pages) 1697 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Raphael's "Colonna" Altarpiece and Cimabue's "Maesta"

e, non-three dimensional style. Cimabue was such an influential artist that he created the base for Giotto's and Duccio's artistic career. Raphael was a master of Renaissance painting and mastered all ... d a much more realistic feel to his work.Giovanni Cimabue was the great master of the period before Giotto. Cimabue painted during the Middle Ages. (Scala, "Cimabue" 5) The Middle Ages was a time wher ...

(5 pages) 38 1 4.6 May/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


Giotto di Bondone was born in a farm area near Florence Italy around 1267 and died in 1337. He was o ... e greatest artists ever to live and was considered to be the first Italian master. While growing up Giotto learned about nature by drawing pictures of flowers, mountains and animals while he watched h ... and animals while he watched his father's sheep. He later became a painter architect, and sculptor. Giotto According to a legend recorded by Lorenzo Cimabue discovered Giotto. The account states that ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


Giotto di BondoneGiotto di Bondone was born in about 1266 in Vespignano, near Florence. His father w ... the Renaissance time period.It is believed that Cimabue, a well-known Florentine artist, discovered Giotto. In 1280, Giotto began his apprenticeship as a painter; he traveled with Cimabue and his team ... hese great artworks in 5 years.Vasari tells the story of how Pope Boniface VIII sent a messenger to Giotto, asking for a sample of his artwork. Giotto dipped his brush in red and made a perfect circle ...

(1 pages) 29 0 4.5 Sep/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Annunciations

th entourages, horses, and greyhounds. (Gardner?s 575) Martini most likely was aware of the work of Giotto but did not try to replicate. Martini?s Annunciation portrays an elegant and formal setting w ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.6 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The art of Italy and Northern Europe from 1300 to

ges and the other in the emerging Renaissance (Fleming, 248)." In approximately 1305, the visionary Giotto began his frescos at the Arena Chapel. Giotto looked at his surroundings; he saw how things a ... mountains in the background in a crisscross fashion and meeting where the Saint is, simultaneously. Giotto uses the image of a sloping mountain to draw attention to the main aspect of a painting again ...

(7 pages) 40 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Early Italian Renaissance Art: Florentine vs. Sienese Art

denotes the main proponents of the movements in Siena and Florence to be Duccio di Buoninsegna and Giotto di Bondone, respectively. Vasari saw Duccio, called the "Father of the Sienese Renaissance" b ... acclaims Duccio's "Coronation of Our Lady," which was previously located on the altar of the Duomo.Giotto rose to fame as the principle figure of the Florentine tradition, and his technical skill in ...

(9 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art