- Gio·van·ni [jaw-vahn-nee] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni/, Cenni di Pepo, c1240–1302?, Italian painter and mosaicist.
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Cimabue, the reviver of painting, received instruction from the Greeks.
To Cimabue succeeded his pupil, the famous Giotto, who died in 1337.
It cannot be proved that a single picture attributed to Cimabue was painted by him.The Story of Paris
Cimabue revolutionized painting, and then "the cry was Giotto's."Stray Studies from England and Italy
John Richard Greene
The circumstances of the finding of Giotto by Cimabue are well known.On the Old Road Vol. 1 (of 2)
- Giovanni (dʒoˈvanni). ?1240–?1302, Italian painter of the Florentine school, who anticipated the movement, led by Giotto, away from the Byzantine tradition in art towards a greater naturalism
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