Giotto di Bondone

"Father of the Renaissance"
1267 - 1337

Giotto di Bondone is described as the first in a long line of great Italian Renaissance artists.

His talent was discovered while he was sketching a sheep.
Giotto apprenticed under Cimabue.

He contributed to modern art by starting a new style of art that created a path for other artists to follow.

Frescoes in the Scrovegni Chapel
Frescoes in the Upper Church of San Francesco
He was appointed chief architect of the workshop of Florence cathedral in 1334.
He died a wealthy man and a successful artist.

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