14th Century

Palazzo Pubblico

Palazzo Pubblico (looking east), Siena, Italy, 1288-1309.

Santa Maria del Fiore

ARNOLEO DI CAMBIO and others, Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, Italy, begun 1296.  Campanile designed by GIOTTO DI BONDONE, 1334.

Arena Chapel

GIOTTO DI BONDONE, interior of the Arena Chapel (Cappella Scrovegni; looking west), Padua, Italy, 1305-1306.

GIOTTO - Lamentation

GIOTTO DI BONDONE, Lamentation, Arena Chapel (Cappella Scrovegni), Padua, Italy, ca. 1305.  Fresco, 6′ 6 3/4″ X 6′ 3/4″.

Betrayal of Jesus

GIOTTO DI BONDONE, Betrayal of Jesus, Arena Chapel (Cappella Scrovegni), Padua, Italy, ca. 1305.  Fresco, 6′ 6 3/4″ X 6′ 6 3/4″.

Giotto Madonna

GIOTTO DI BONDONE, Madonna Enthroned, from the Church of Ognissanti, Florence, ca. 1310.  Tempera and gold leaf on wood, 10′ 8″ X 6′ 8″.  Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.

Duccio Virgin

DUCCIO DI BUONINSEGNA, Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints, principal panel of the Maestà altarpiece, from Siena Cathedral, Siena, Italy, 1308-1311.  Tempera and gold leaf on wood, 7′ X 13′.  Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, Siena.

Duccio Betrayal

DUCCIO DI BUONINSEGNA, Betrayal of Jesus, panel on the back of the Maestà altarpiece, from Siena Cathedral, Siena, Italy, 1309-1311.  Tempera and gold leaf on wood, 1′ 10 1/2″ X 3′ 4″.  Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, Siena.

Martini and Memmi altarpiece

SIMONE MARTINI and LIPPO MEMMI, Annunciation altarpiece, from Siena Cathedral, 1333 (frame reconstructed in the 19th century).  Tempera and gold leaf on wood, center panel 10′ 1″ X 8′ 8 3/4″.  Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.

Good Government

AMBROGIO LORENZETTI, Peaceful City, detail from Effects of Good Government in the City and in the Country, east wall, Sala della Pace, Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy, 1338-1339.  Fresco.

lorenzetti peaceful country

AMBROGIO LORENZETTI, Peaceful Country, detail from Effects of Good Government in the City and in the Country, east wall, Sala della Pace, Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy, 1338-1339.  Fresco.

Triumph of Death

FRANCESCO TRAINI or BUONAMICO BUFFALMACCO, Triumph of Death, 1330s.  Fresco, 18′ 6″ X 49′ 2″.  Camposanto, Pisa.

Birth of the Virgin

PIETRO LORENZETTI, Birth of the Virgin, from the altar of Saint Savinus, Siena Cathedral, Siena, Italy, 1342.  Tempera on wood, 6′ 1″ X 5′ 11″.  Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, Siena.

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