Cimabue


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  • noun

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painter of the Florentine school

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Although no longer a Christian, Bacon still regarded the dying figure nailed to the cross in paintings by Cimabue and Grunewald as the most eloquent available images of human suffering.
The lower level, which contains the crypt, is the older, with stained glass windows, and frescoes painted by Giotto, Cimabue and Simone Martini.
Just as Cimabue and Constable, whose images are so different, do making and matching, so for these five artists one act of making follows another, to quote from the gallery handout, "until the unknown becomes known, until the work reveals itself.
Heno fe fydd Mererid Hopwood yn bwrw golwg dros lun chwyldroadol yr arlunydd o'r Eidal, Cimabue o'r Croeshoeliad.
Giotto (1267-1337) was long taken to be the founder of Renaissance painting, with Cimabue (c.
8) Both Giotto and Dante are flanked by disciples: Cimabue stands behind Giotto to the right, admiring Giotto's work, and Cavalcanti stands behind Dante to the left, apparently pausing in his reading to see what has distracted Dante.
Minutes away is the basilica, with the masterworks of Giotto, Cimabue and RBunelleschi, while the museum at Buonarroti House is stuffed with masterpieces.
A more serious historical error is the account of what lies behind the experiments of Cimabue and Giotto and the whole artistic movement that Browning feels so much sympathy with.
The Byzantine tradition is much more clearly reflected in those earlier works, as is the somewhat austere style of Duccio's predecessor, Cimabue.
Overlaying their stark geometry are a wide range of visual references, from Pablo Picasso's ``Guernica'' to Cimabue, a 13th century Florentine artist.
A mostly eroded St Luke paints a Madonna with a Byzantine stiffness already softened by Cimabue in Italy over two hundred years earlier (Benaki Museum, Athens).
Legend has it that Cimabue, the great master of the late 13th century, found Giotto herding sheep in the Italian countryside, noticed that the youth was drawing one of the sheep on a rock, and took him under his tutelage.
Those swollen, pursed lips as if stung by a bee or wasp: It was such a revelation when I visited the Uffizi in Florence and saw how Cimabue did lips exactly like my man.
Giorgio Vasari, the Renaissance critic and pupil of Michelangelo, tells us that Giotto fooled his own master Cimabue into trying to brush away a painted fly.
He was drawn to the 'Primitives' of the Northern and Italian Renaissance, especially to Van Dyck, Van der Weyden, Cimabue, Ghirlandaio, Lippi and Giotto.