Angels: details from the fresco cycles
by GIOTTO

Some of the most dramatic parts in the fresco cycles are played by the small angelic spirits, who appear to have the lower part of their bodies hidden by clouds in the scenes of Crucifixion and Lamentation.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 6 minutes):
Josquin Desprez: Benedicta es coelorum Regina, motet


Preview Picture Data File Info Comment
No. 5 Scenes from the Life of Joachim: 5. Joachim's Dream (detail)
1304-06
Fresco
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

1500*1085
True Color
158 Kb



No. 17 Scenes from the Life of Christ: 1. Nativity: Birth of Christ (detail)
1304-06
Fresco
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

1908*700
True Color
200 Kb



No. 17 Scenes from the Life of Christ: 1. Nativity: Birth of Christ (detail)
1304-06
Fresco
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

1000*1377
True Color
251 Kb



No. 19 Scenes from the Life of Christ: 3. Presentation of Christ at the Temple (detail)
1304-06
Fresco
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

1100*1253
True Color
245 Kb



No. 20 Scenes from the Life of Christ: 4. Flight into Egypt (detail)
1304-06
Fresco
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

1200*1371
True Color
283 Kb



No. 35 Scenes from the Life of Christ: 19. Crucifixion (detail)
1304-06
Fresco
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

1386*1200
True Color
204 Kb



No. 35 Scenes from the Life of Christ: 19. Crucifixion (detail)
1304-06
Fresco
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

1600*929
True Color
216 Kb



No. 35 Scenes from the Life of Christ: 19. Crucifixion (detail)
1304-06
Fresco
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

1500*1113
True Color
233 Kb



No. 35 Scenes from the Life of Christ: 19. Crucifixion (detail)
1304-06
Fresco
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

1329*1200
True Color
197 Kb



No. 36 Scenes from the Life of Christ: 20. Lamentation (detail)
1304-06
Fresco
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

1693*700
True Color
195 Kb



No. 36 Scenes from the Life of Christ: 20. Lamentation ((detail)
1304-06
Fresco
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

850*985
True Color
146 Kb




Summary of paintings by Giotto
Frescoes in San Francesco, Assisi
Upper Church: Legend of St Francis | New Testament scenes | Lower Church
Frescoes in Arena Chapel, Padua
Life of Joachim | Life of Virgin | Life of Christ | Angels | Heads
Last Judgment | Heads
Vault frescoes | Virtues and Vices | Decorative elements
Frescoes in Santa Croce, Florence
Frescoes in Peruzzi Chapel | Frescoes in Bardi Chapel
Panel paintings
Crucifix | Maestŕ and others | Polyptych panels | Stefaneschi Altarpiece | Baroncelli Polyptych
Miscellaneous works
Navicella mosaic | Campanile of the Florence Cathedral