GIOTTO di Bondone
(b. 1267, Vespignano, d. 1337, Firenze)
Scenes from the Life of St John the Evangelist: 3. Ascension of the Evangelist (detail)c. 1315
Peruzzi Chapel, Santa Croce, Florence
Christ, surrounded by heavenly hosts, appears above the building. He emits golden rays, which envelop the body of the evangelist.