The Flight into Egypt by Giotto di Bondone (13...

The Flight into Egypt

This weeks “Artist in ResidenceGiotto di Bondone

(1266/7 – January 8, 1337) Florence, Italy

Known simply as Giotto, he was an Italian painter as well as an architect. Considered the first great artist of the Italian Renaissance, from the late Late Middle Ages. His masterwork is a  fresco cycle depicting the life of the Virgin Mary and Chris. Regarded as a masterpiece of the Early Renaissance period, it  was completed around 1305,  and is located in the Scrovegni Chapel also called the Arena ChapelPadua, Italy.

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Art Project: “Egg Paint” http://www.brightring.com/giotto.html

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