The Arena Chapel
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Fresco - preparation (illustration of...)


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Giornata - selected scenes of Giotto's work...
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Michelangelo - giornata (example)
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Masaccio - giornata (example)
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Wikipedia link - Entry into Jerusalem
  • scriptural sources (OT and NT)
  • symbolism of horse vs ass
  • humor in Giotto's version?

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Is Giotto not a humorist?

Wall (facing EAST)
  • Christ summoning Angel Gabriel to visit Mary
  • Gabriel announces to Mary the news
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Wall (facing WEST)
  • The Last Judgment
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Compare...
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Details of "Hell"
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The meeting...
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The CEILING
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Check this out!!!
This is an actual model (smaller in scale, of course) of the Arena Chapel.
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