Entries from Churches in Venice tagged with 'Giotto'

My old friend Giotto

Another masterpiece in the NC Museum of Art's Italian collection is this work by Giotto, The Peruzzi Altarpiece. Painted around 1310-15, it's the only complete altarpiece by Giotto outside of Italy. This work is less "modern" than those incredible...

Legends about Giotto

We don’t really know a lot about Giotto, but we do know that he lived to be about 70 years old and was a very successful painter who was much in demand all over the Italian peninsula. Giotto lived and...

Giotto's frescoes in the Scrovegni Chapel

Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour. ~Giotto di Bondone My visit to the Scrovegni Chapel was a highlight of my recent trip but truly, it was more than that…it was one of the all-time great art experiences...

Scrovegni Chapel (my ticket)

I've got so much to say about my visit to the Scrovegni Chapel (Cappella degli Scrovegni) in Padua (Padova) that I'm going to spread it out over several posts. But I thought I'd start with my ticket (scanned in...