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Detail image of one the reliefs located on the lower levels of Giotto's celebrated Bell Tower in Florence Italy. The stone carvings were done by Andrea Pisano, Donatello, and other local sculptures of Florence.

 
 

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detail image on Giotto famous Bell Tower in Florence, Italy

Detail Images from Grotto's Tower

The bell tower of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florance, italy  was begun by Giotto in 1334 Detail of stone carving from Giotto's Bell Tower in Florance, Italy detail image on Giotto famous Bell Tower in Florence, Italy    

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Key Descriptive Words  and Phrases associated with the Renaissance Movement rebirth, rediscovery of the classical world,  publication of Della Pittura, a book about the laws of mathematical perspective for artists,  sfumato, chiaroscuro, Savonarola, spiritually significant,  illuminated manuscript,  idealized biblical themes, scriptorium, illuminator, plague, Age of Discovery, curiosity about the natural world,  realistic use of colours and  light,  Bonfire of the Vanities, Old Testament stories, ethereal and foggy backgrounds, Gospel parables, romanticized landscapes,  Christian symbolism.

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