Spinello di Luca Spinelli

Spinello di Luca Spinelli

(spēnĕl`lō dē lo͞o`kä spēnĕl`lē), c.1346–1410, Italian painter, usually called Spinello Aretino from his birthplace, Arezzo. He was a leading exponent of the late Giottesque style (see GiottoGiotto
(Giotto di Bondone) , c.1266–c.1337, Florentine painter and architect. He is noted not only for his own work, but for the lasting impact he had on the course of painting in Europe. Training

Giotto reputedly was born at Colle, near Florence.
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). He painted frescoes of the life of St. Benedict (Church of San Miniato, Florence) that were restored by a later painter, and the history of Pope Alexander III (Palazzo Pubblico, Siena). Several of his altarpieces are in the Academy, Florence; two paintings of the Madonna and Child are in the Fogg Museum, Cambridge; and St. Mary Magdalen is in the Metropolitan Museum.
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