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GIOTTO di Bondone Sermon to the Birds oil painting reproduction

Sermon to the Birds
270 x 200 cm
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GIOTTO di Bondone
Italian Early Renaissance Painter, 1267-1337 Italian painter and designer. In his own time and place he had an unrivalled reputation as the best painter and as an innovator, superior to all his predecessors, and he became the first post-Classical artist whose fame extended beyond his lifetime and native city. This was partly the consequence of the rich literary culture of two of the cities where he worked, Padua and Florence. Writing on art in Florence was pioneered by gifted authors and, although not quite art criticism, it involved the comparison of local artists in terms of quality. The most famous single appreciation is found in Dante's verses (Purgatory x) of 1315 or earlier. Exemplifying the transience of fame, first with poets and manuscript illuminators, Dante then remarked that the fame of Cimabue, who had supposed himself to be the leader in painting, had now been displaced by Giotto. Ironically, this text was one factor that forestalled the similar eclipse of Giotto's fame, which was clearly implied by the poet.
Sermon to the Birds
270 x 200 cm

Related Paintings to GIOTTO di Bondone :.
| Jacques Stella -- Saint Cecily playing the organ | Frederick Childe Hassam133 | Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida93 | Lady with long hair | Nicolas-Guy Brenet - Aethra Showing her Son Theseus the Place Where his Father had Hidden his Arms | | Arrangement in Gray | Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose | Early Morning in Paris | Italia and Germania after | Portrait of a Young Girl with a Dove |





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