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

Frescoes in the second bay of the nave

Upper Church, San Francesco, Assisi

The picture shows the decoration of the second bay on the south wall (to the left from the entrance). In the lower row three scenes from the Legend of St Francis can be seen. The upper level contains scenes from Christ's childhood, while the middle level is devoted to scenes of the Passion (not by Giotto). The frescoes illustrate the complex decorative program realized in the nave of the Upper Church.

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