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Unformatted text preview: Florence statues of St. John The Baptist and St. Matthew for San Michele 2 bronze reliefs: The Baptism of Christ and St. John before Herod for the baptismal font at Siena design for the center stained glass window in the faade of the Duomo in Florence Ghibertis Commentaries: 1 st Commentary: an account of ancient art that is derived from Vitruvius and Pliny 2 nd Commentary: Ghibertis autobiography the girst written in a literary form by an artist Cimabue discovered Giotto as a Shepard Giotto held to the Greek manner of painting and brought the natural art and refinement with it not departing from proportions Inventor and rediscover of many methods that were lost in the idolatry phase Speaks of Giovanni, Andrea de Pisa, Gusmin...
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