Bondone means a person of good standing, which properly reflects giotto's life legend has it that giotto was discovered as a young shepherd by the famous artist cimbaue, doodling on a rock. Giotto di bondone (c 1270 - january 8, 1337), known mononymously as giotto (italian: [ˈdʒɔtto]) and latinised as giottus, was an italian painter and architect from florence during the late middle ages. Biography giotto is an italian painter, founder of protorenesissa originally, he is from cole da vespignano in tuscany he studied at the ciampayo workshop (between 1280 and 1290), he worked mainly in florence (where since 1334 he directed the construction of the cathedral of santa maria del fiore and the city fortifications) and parma. Short biographical videos about the life and work of famous painters giotto di bondone (1266 - 1337) was an italian painter and architect from florence in the late middle ages.
The life of giotto is related on a video, while interactive multimedia points will serve to supply additional information on matters connected with the artist, according to the interests of the individual visitor. From giorgio vasari, lives of the most excellent italian painters, sculptors, and architects giovanni cimabue (c 1240-1302) by the infinite flood of evils which had laid prostrate and submerged poor italy there had not only been ruined everything that could truly claim the name of building, but there had been. Giotto's realism marked his work as something new in italian painting later artists and writers celebrated him as the man who blazed a path for figures like leonardo da vinci and michelangelo. The following biography information provides basic facts about the key dates and events in the life of cimabue who was famous as a medieval florentine painter he was influenced by the byzantine art style and together with giotto , was one of the greatest pioneering artists of the early italian renaissance.
M asaccio, the first great painter of the renaissance, was born just outside florence in 1401 throughout his tragically short life, he was known as tommaso cassai it was only a century later that the florentine artist and biographer giorgio vasari nicknamed him sloppy tom, claiming that masaccio was so devoted to his craft that he paid no attention to hygiene or appearance. Giotto di bondone (1266/7 - january 8, 1337), known as giotto (italian: [ˈdʒɔtto]), was an italian painter and architect from florence in the late middle ages. Giotto di bondone (c1267-january 8 1337), usually known as giotto, was an italian painter and architect from florence he is generally thought of as the first in a line of great artists of the italian renaissance. Giotto di bondone interesting facts and information about the italian artist giotto di bondone in the medieval era of the middle ages this article contains a short biography, timeline, facts and history about the life of giotto. Early years: little is known about giotto di bondone's family and personal life, but it is commonly accepted that he was born around 1266 in the village of vespigano, italy he showed astonishing talent at a very young age and is said to have been apprenticed to the great florentine painter cimabue.
The earliest work attributed to giotto is a series of frescoes on the life of st francis in the church at assisi in about 1305 and 1306 giotto painted the extraordinary series of frescoes in the arena chapel in padua. Michelangelo was an italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet he is considered to be one of the greatest artists of the high renaissance period know more about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline, in this brief biography. Raphael biography raphael (raffaello sanzio da urbino) (1483 - april 6, 1520), was a great italian painter together with michelangelo and leonardo da vinci, raphael makes up the great trinity of the high renaissance period.
The famous painter cimabue passed by, saw how extremely life-like the sheep were, and promptly asked permission from di bondone's father to take young giotto as an apprentice his father evidently acquiesced, and so began di bondone's artistic career. Morandi is the greatest italian still life painter in the 20th century still life painting is called 'natura morta' in italy morandi's still lifes have many influences spanning seven centuries from the early renaissance to the 20th century. Hi i'm tiago and this video is about giotto, an italian painter and architect from florence of the late middle ages giotto di bondone was born in 1266, nearby florence.
Giotto di bondone (1266/7 - january 8, 1337), better known simply as giotto, was an italian painter and architect from florence in the late middle ages he is generally considered the first in a line of great artists who contributed to the italian renaissance. Masaccio, originally named tommaso cassai, was born in san giovanni valdarno, near florence, on december 21, 1401 he joined the painters guild in florence in 1422 his remarkably individual style owed little to other painters, except possibly the great 14th-century master giotto. In this lesson we'll take a look at the work of fra angelico, a dominican friar and italian painter of the fifteenth century known for the grace and beauty of his style. Florentine painter and architect outstanding as a painter, sculptor, and architect, giotto was recognized as the first genius of art in the italian renaissance.