Cimabue


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 (chē′mä-bo͞o′ĕ), Giovanni Originally Cenni di Pepo. 1240?-1302?
Italian painter trained in the Byzantine style and considered the first master of the Florentine school.

Cimabue

(Italian tʃimaˈbuːe)
n
(Biography) 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

Ci•ma•bu•e

(ˌtʃi məˈbu eɪ)

n.
Giovanni, (Cenni di Pepo), c1240–1302?, Italian painter and mosaicist.
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Noun1.Cimabue - painter of the Florentine schoolCimabue - painter of the Florentine school; anticipated the move from Byzantine to naturalistic art (1240-1302)
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And I have seen the aged Giotto, and he in turn was pupil to Cimabue, before whom there was no art in Italy, for the Greeks were brought to paint the chapel of the Gondi at Florence.
Jesus said, I remember Giotto, Cimabue, Fra Angelico.
Filippo Baldinucci, Notizie dei professori del disegno da Cimabue in qua, ed.
Other interpretations are quite original, as when he considers Guillaume Apollinaire's comparison of a thirteenth-century altarpiece by Cimabue (as described by sixteenth-century art historian Giorgio Vasari) with Louis Bleriot's 1909 airplane.
The more prayerful Lower Basilica, which contains the tomb of the saint, has frescoes by Giotto and Cimabue illustrating the religious vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.
She discussed the works of Cimabue, Giotto, Masaccio, Rafael, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Titian in her diaries.
It explains why Renaissance artists didn't paint like Picasso but why, at the end of that epoch, they weren't painting like Cimabue or Giotto either.
The maiolica wares, produced after the artist's meeting with Italian ceramist Giampietro Rampini in Gubbio in 1999, are delightful flirtations with 17th century vessels but also serious engagements of early Renaissance painters such as Cimabue, Giotto and the Lorenzetti.
His remarkable talent was discovered by the great master Cimabue, who later took young Giotto into his studio and taught him about pigments and egg yolks, gesso and more.
And his copy of an early portrait of Francis by Cimabue, a forerunner of Giotto, resembled Ruskin himself as much as it did the original.
To this reviewer, the discussion remains vague: apparently there is nothing known about Arabic pictorial style from within Arabic literature itself, such as we have in medieval European literature where the different and rivaling painters such as Cimabue (d.
Le vite de piu eccellenti architetti, pittori, et Scultori italiani, da Cimabue inso a' tempi nostri.