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Giotto and the Humanising of the Adoration Story

Today, Accredited Lecturer Leslie Primo puts the spotlight on Giotto's Adoration of the Magi and explores how the artist humanised one of the most famous stories from the Bible through his depiction of the three wise men.


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I will look at this painting in the future with far more awareness of what is depicted. Thank you.

diana Tue, 07/12/2021 - 10:10 Permalink

Thank you Leslie for your talk on Giotto’s Adoration of the Magi- it was insightful.

Valerie Maidment Tue, 07/12/2021 - 09:58 Permalink

I look at this depiction in a totally refreshed light, having always thought of Giotto as rather stiff and austere. Not at all, I now realise! Thank you so much for a fascinating discourse. [ and I particularly like the eastern sheep - and goat ]

Sue Tue, 07/12/2021 - 09:49 Permalink

Thank you for a lovely start to my day

Mary Todd Tue, 07/12/2021 - 09:36 Permalink

A lovely informative talk presented beautifully. Thank you

Noelle Stallard Tue, 07/12/2021 - 09:35 Permalink

A very good talk,and food for thought, thank you , a beautiful painting.

Tessa oliver Tue, 07/12/2021 - 09:03 Permalink

Thank you Leslie Primo for such an excellent presentation of Giotto's works of art. I have placed the visit of the Scrovegni Chapel on top of my bucket list.

Muriel Lowe Tue, 07/12/2021 - 08:51 Permalink

Leslie Primo's talk on Giotto's Nativity is excellent.

Delia Greaves Tue, 07/12/2021 - 08:47 Permalink

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johnmac Tue, 07/12/2021 - 08:31 Permalink

Wonderful painting and fascinating commentary. Thankyou.

Judith Tue, 07/12/2021 - 08:31 Permalink