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Ci·ma·bu·e

 (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.
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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
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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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