Gothic. Santa Croce, Florence, Italy. Begun 1294.
Gothic. Santa Croce, Florence, Italy: View down nave towards choir. Begun 1294.
Gothic Art - Italy Florence Cathedral (Duomo) Begun 1296; 1357 & 1366 (redesigned); 1420-1436 (dome) Florence, Italy Artists: Arnolfo DiCambio, Francesco Talenti, Andrea Pisano The dome is Renaissance the rest is still in Gothic style Campanile designed by Giotto (1334 – 1350) Brunelleschi designed and built the dome (1420 – 1436)
Late Middle Ages Nativity 1259-1260 Pisa, Italy Artist: Nicola Pisano Detail of the Pulpit shows Pisano’s return to classical themes and styles Revival in antiquity
Late Middle Ages The Nativity 1302-1310 Pisa, Italy Artist: Giovanni Pisano Son of Nicola Also sculpted another pulpit for Pisa cathedral Reflects Royal style of Paris more than his own father’s work Slender, flowing figures
Gothic. Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy. Founded by 1246, nave begun after 1279.
Gothic. Basilica of San Francesco, Assisi (Umbria), Italy: Interior, Upper Church. Begun 1228, consecrated 1253.
Duccio di Buoninsegna & Simone Martini. Continuity & Change: Representing the Human Figure: Virgin and Child with Saints Dominic and Aurea. Detail. 1310-20. 24-1/4" × 34-1/4".
Late Middle Ages Madonna and Child Enthroned (Maesta Altarpiece) 1308-1311 Siena, Italy Artist: Duccio Mary as Queen of Heaven surrounded by Saints 3D is more effective here – signed by artist Egg tempera and gold on wood Last of medieval Byzantine tradition
Late Middle Ages Madonna and Child Enthroned 1310 CE Florence, Italy Artist: Giotto Throne appears like a niche 3D has improved Halos seem to not belong A more solid Mary who sits in space of her throne
Madonna Enthroned with Angels and Prophets ca. 1280-1290 Florence, Italy Cimabue tempera on wood 12 ft. 7 in. x 7 ft. 4 in. Compare with Giotto’s fresher style this appears stale
Simone Martini and Lippo Memmi Annunciation 1333 tempera and gold leaf on wood 10 ft.1 in. x 8 ft. 8 3/4 in. Still a heavy use of gold but the details and characters are becoming more realistic again
Giotto di Bondone Interior of the Arena Chapel Padua, Italy 1305-1306 fresco
Giotto di Bondone Lamentation from the Interior of the Arena Chapel Padua, Italy 1305-1306 fresco Giotto’s emotional masterpiece