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Giotto vs. Masaccio: Renaissance Smackdown

December 3, 2012
Ognissanti Madonna, Giotto

Giotto (1266 – 1337) laid the foundations of Renaissance painting, establishing precedents that filtered down through Renaissance art and found development and expansion in the work of Masaccio (1401 – 1428). Both Giotto and Masaccio were true giants of the Renaissance — and therefore stand at the forefront of all artistic expression; both masterfully depicted […]

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