Giotto in Rome

De Florentijnse schilder en architect Giotto di Bondone (ca. 1266-1337) kan tot de belangrijkste Italiaanse kunstenaars aller tijden worden gerekend. Tot zijn beroemdste werken behoren de fresco’s in de Cappella degli Scrovegni in Padova, de klokkentoren van de kathedraal van Florence en – waarschijnlijk – verschillende fresco’s in de Basilica…

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Giotto in Rome

The Florentine painter and architect Giotto di Bondone (ca. 1266-1337) can be counted among the most important Italian artists of all time. Among his most famous works are the frescoes in the Cappella degli Scrovegni in Padova, the campanile of the cathedral of Florence and – probably – various frescoes…

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Assisi: San Rufino

By far the most important object kept in Assisi’s cathedral of San Rufino is the baptismal font that was used during Saint Franciscus’ christening in 1181 or 1182. It was also used for the baptism of Chiara Offreduccio (ca. 1193/94-1253), the future Saint Clara of Assisi, and perhaps for that…

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