Barren metal and the fruitful womb: The program of

Derbes, Anne; Sandona, Mark
June 1998
Art Bulletin;Jun98, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p274
Academic Journal
Discusses the theological significance of the icons at the Arena Chapel in Padua created by Giotto. Interpretation on the chancel wall of the chapel; Significance of the `Last Judgement' icon on the west wall of the chapel; Meaning of the `Anunciation,' icon.


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