GIOTTO di Bondone
(b. 1267, Vespignano, d. 1337, Firenze)

Last Judgment (detail)

Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

In accordance with the vision of John the Evangelist, which prophesies the end of the world and the second coming of Christ, guardians of heaven roll back the firmament. The shining golden walls of the heavenly Jerusalem appears behind it..