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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Giotto | Fine Arts bLog Site
Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is an artist, Giotto [Florentine, 1276?-?1337] Link: Giotto di Bondone (c. 1267–1337), was a Florentine painter and architect. Outstanding as a painter, sculptor, and architect, Giotto was recognized as the first genius of art in the Italian Renaissance. Giotto lived and worked at a time when people's minds and talents were first being freed from the shackles of medieval restraint. He dealt largely in the traditional religious subjects, but he gave these subjects an earthly, full-blooded life and force. The Ascension St. Francis Giving His Cloak to a Poor Man The Expulsion of the Demons from Arezzo St Francis Mourned by St Clare