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Giot·to

 (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.

Giotto

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(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

Giotto

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(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

Giot•to

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(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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When the two are shown visiting the Louvre for the first time--Wendy, in voiceover, describes this as 'one of the most extraordinary experiences of [their] lives'--a black-and-white still of them looking at Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata by Giotto di Bondone is infused with heightened reality when the painting fills, unexpectedly, with colour.
Islamic, Italian, and French art flourished with certain leaders of creativity including, Leonardo Da Vinci, Jean Pucelle, Giotto di Bondone and Filippo Brunelleschi, artist and engineer.
Page 176: Giotto di Bondone, The Last Judgement, 1304-1305.