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View the Closer Look, Giotto di Bondone, Scrovegni Chapel:
The Scrovegni Chapel, also known as the Arena Chapel, is Giotto di Bondone’s masterpiece of fresco. Rendering significant biblical figures as realistic beings with a broad range of emotional attributes and with modeled volumes, Giotto di Bondone uses the walls of the chapel to narrate the Life of Christ and the Life of the Virgin Mary.
Consider the techniques, materials, and inspiration that Giotto used to paint the Scrovegni Chapel. After exploring the Closer Look, write an essay in which you discuss (using correct terms) the elements of Giotto’s work that make it unique and the significance of the Scrovegni Chapel for later artists.