We fancy he only surpassed Cimabue—eclipsed by greater brightness.
To Cimabue succeeded his pupil, the famous Giotto, who died in 1337.
What little is known of the life of Cimabue we can give in a very few words.
Cimabue revolutionized painting, and then "the cry was Giotto's."
The progress he made under Cimabue's guidance, who taught him all he knew, was marvellous indeed.
There, also, is the refined and spirited figure of “Cimabue” in mosaic.
The fame of Cimabue rests, and justly, on a similar charity.
Did he learn it all from old Cimabue's frescoes, and half Byzantine tavole?
Among other places they took him to the studio of Cimabue, who uncovered his picture for the first time.
Cimabue lost the female and the mother in the Queen of Heaven.