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Most art history books cite Giotto as the first great painter of the Renaissance.Fact-Checking Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’: 10 Mistakes, False Statements, and Oversimplifications|Noah Charney|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
John Baldesssari received a second trophy and made an even shorter one, thanking Giotto, Goya, Matisse, Duchamp, and Sol LeWitt.
A richly corbelled cornice crowns the structure, above which a spire was projected by Giotto, but never carried out.
Arnolfo, the architect of the Duomo, was the first 229builder here, till later Giotto was appointed.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa|Edward Hutton
The whole movement reached nothing beyond a slavish imitation of Giotto and his immediate followers.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
Under Giotto, who was contemporary with Dante, drawing became still more correct, and coloring softer.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI|John Lord
Giotto may design a campanile, but he cannot carve it; he can only carve one or two of the bas-reliefs at the base of it.The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)|John Ruskin
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An Italian painter and architect of the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries. Art in Italy before the time of Giotto was heavily influenced by the art of the Byzantine Empire and was highly stylized; it resembled the icons in Byzantine churches. Giotto was the first painter to abandon Byzantine ways and begin to depict more lifelike expressions and figures.