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 (jŏt′ō, jōt′tō) Full name Giotto di Bondone. 1267?-1337.
Florentine painter who turned from the formulaic Byzantine style to a more natural representation of human expression and movement.


(Italian ˈdʒɔtto)
(Biography) also known as Giotto di Bondone. ?1267–1337, Florentine painter, who broke away from the stiff linear design of the Byzantine tradition and developed the more dramatic and naturalistic style characteristic of the Renaissance: his work includes cycles of frescoes in Assisi, the Arena Chapel in Padua, and the Church of Santa Croce, Florence


(Astronautics) a European spacecraft that intercepted the path of Halley's comet in March 1986, gathering data and recording images, esp of the comet's nucleus


(ˈdʒɒt oʊ)

(Giotto di Bondone) 1266?–1337, Florentine painter, sculptor, and architect.
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Noun1.Giotto - Florentine painter who gave up the stiff Byzantine style and developed a more naturalistic styleGiotto - Florentine painter who gave up the stiff Byzantine style and developed a more naturalistic style; considered the greatest Italian painter prior to the Renaissance (1267-1337)
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Over such trivialities as these many a valuable hour may slip away, and the traveller who has gone to Italy to study the tactile values of Giotto, or the corruption of the Papacy, may return remembering nothing but the blue sky and the men and women who live under it.
Of course, it contained frescoes by Giotto, in the presence of whose tactile values she was capable of feeling what was proper.
The chapel was already filled with an earnest congregation, and out of them rose the voice of a lecturer, directing them how to worship Giotto, not by tactful valuations, but by the standards of the spirit.
Observe how Giotto in these frescoes--now, unhappily, ruined by restoration--is untroubled by the snares of anatomy and perspective.
It is the Giottos that I want to see, if you will kindly tell me which they are.
In themselves there is nothing to choose between the Campanile of Giotto and a factory chimney.
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.
He applied his imitative powers to everything, and, like Giotto, when young, he drew on his slate sheep, houses, and trees.
Machines like Giotto, Lodo and Auto-Chroma IR are able to reproduce in the lab the complete production dyeing process, in order to guarantee a great and fast matching of the results from lab to bulk requirements of the customers.
Grieving the Loss of Religion, Rafael Chodos, Los Angeles: Giotto Multimedia Press, 2014, Pp 129, pb, npi.
His chosen field is defined by a century that revolves around the pictorial genius of Giotto whose works stand centre stage here alongside those of his Sienese rivals, the Lorenzetti brothers.
Bokody focuses his research particularly on Giotto and contemporaries such as the Lorenzettis and Taddeo Gaddi, while the frescoes at Assisi provide many of the examples.