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Art History for August 10-14, 2015

This week the students are going to learn about Giotto – “The Father of Western Art”, Early Renaissance 1300′s, Italy. The fresco is “Lamentation of Christ” 7′x7’9″, tempera. I define “lamentation” and discuss the Early Renaissance, the definition of “renaissance.” This fresco is in the Arena Chapel in Padua, Italy. The “Lamentation” is just one…

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