Giotto's Annunciation in the Arena Chapel, Padua

Jacobus, Laura
March 1999
Art Bulletin;Mar1999, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p93
Academic Journal
Explores the painting `Annunciation' of Giotto in the Arena Chapel, Padua, Italy and the reasons behind its difference from those around it. Role of Enrico Scrovegni, its fonder and patron; Importance of the divine office on the Feast of the Annunciation; Nature of the Golden Mass; Effigies; Comparison of the `Apparition to Saint Anne' and the `Annunciation'; Poses and gestures; Costuming of the Virgin Annunciate in the fresco; Attention to fashion and dressmaking.


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