a private chapel in Padua containing a fresco cycle painted (1305–06) by Giotto.
- Also called Scrovegni Chapel.
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How to use Arena Chapel in a sentence
The Arena Chapel stands apart, and is approached, at present, through a pretty garden.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3) | George Eliot
The next morning they spent among Giotto's frescoes, over thirty of which literally cover the walls of the Arena Chapel.Barbara's Heritage | Deristhe L. Hoyt
The frescoes of the Arena Chapel must have been a labour of years, and of the date of their termination we have no proof.
Giotto represents this vice under the same symbol; but it is the weakest of all the figures in the Arena Chapel.The Stones of Venice, Volume II (of 3), | John Ruskin
Of all the compositions in the Arena Chapel I think this the most characteristic of the noble time in which it was done.Giotto and his works in Padua | John Ruskin