July 17, 2018
In the thirteenth century, additional scenes and notable alterations were made to the iconography of Jesus’ Passion narrative, which had hitherto been fairly standard in the medieval world; stylistic variations had been the greatest discrepancy between various cycles.
January 8, 2018
Giotto di Bondone died on 8 January 1337 in Florence.
November 21, 2017
November 21 is the Feast of the Presentation of the Virgin .
January 20, 2017
On 20 January 1330 Robert of anjou , the King of Naples, demonstrated his admiration and affection for the painter Giotto by nominating him a familiaris, namely a member of the king’s household.
January 13, 2017
Today (13 January) is the traditional Feast of the Baptism of Christ, though it is now typically observed on the first Sunday after Epiphany (in 2016 it was celebrated on January 10 ).