Duccio and the Maestà
Lecture no. 8 from the course: A History of European Art
Taught by Professor William Kloss | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
In this lecture, you focus on Duccio's unquestioned masterpiece, the Maestà, which means "majesty," viewing its different parts including the altar and scenes from the pinnacles and predella. You also see how Duccio and his contemporary, Giotto, compare in terms of reputation and technique.