Sunday, February 3, 2013

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Giotto, Crucifix, 1317, Museo Civico, Padua

Carlo Crivelli, The Dead Christ supported by Two Angels, c. 1470-1475, 
The National Gallery, London

In Padua, they were also given a large amount of freedom to paint their own style. And were then sent to various townships nearby to continue their own technique. This was continued with painters in Florence and a few of the surrounding towns especially in the hill towns. Sienna felt like a flourishing time in Gothic painting and was also a great place for Gothic sculpture, especially Giovanni Pisano and his father Nicola Pisano.

Giovanni Pisano, The Crucified Christ, c. 1285-1300, 
Victoria and Albert Museum, London