Giotto and the Arena Chapel—Part I
Lecture no. 6 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
Giotto's frescos for the Arena Chapel in Padua are one of the supreme achievements of Western European art. After discussing the history of the chapel and highlighting the methods of fresco, the lecture focuses on several scenes that depict the life of the Virgin and the life of Christ.