Cimabue

[ chee-mah-boo-e ]
/ ˌtʃi mɑˈbu ɛ /

noun

Gio·van·ni [jaw-vahn-nee] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni/, Cenni di Pepo,c1240–1302?, Italian painter and mosaicist.

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Cimabue
/ (Italian tʃimaˈbuːe) /

noun

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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