Francis. About 1330 Giotto went to Naples (Tintion 45) .
In 1334 the city of Florence honored Giotto with the title of Magnus Magister (Great Master) and appointed him city architect and superintendent of public works. In this capacity he designed the famous campanile (bell tower)... Showed first 250 characters
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In this capacity he designed the famous campanile (bell tower). He died in 1337, before the work was finished (Marx).
Compared with the Byzantine forms, Giotto's figures are monumental and bulky (Eimerl 9). His reforms in painting were carried throughout Italy by his many pupils and followers... Showed next 250 characters
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