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(as) round as Giotto's O

Quickly yet perfectly done. The phrase refers to the Italian artist Giotto, who is said to have promptly drawn a perfect circle to demonstrate his artistic abilities for Pope Boniface VIII. Wow, I can't believe you wrote this paper in one night—your writing is round as Giotto's O.
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Fortunato said that by hiding the devil in the clouds, Giotto appears to have beaten by nearly two centuries a technique attributed to Andrea Mantegna, who in one painting shows a knight emerging from a cloud.
This original one was probably so deteriorated the Church asked one of the greatest artists at the time, Giotto, to make a copy and then the original was lost.
Y si, Giotto y Johann Kaspar Lavater y otros tipos que parecen menos relevantes integran un nudo de pasiones y deseos, de frustraciones y desequilibrios que no dan respiro a quien los conoce a traves de estas paginas.
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Giotto and his frescoes in the Arena Chapel offer a kind of basso continue in Ladis's text.
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There is a little story of how Giotto descended from the scaffolding from which he was painting a great fresco, in order to repaint the coat-of-arms on a soldier's shield.
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Their aim was to go beyond 'the moribund academic principles that had dominated Western art since the Renaissance' and to eschew the Royal Academy, Sir Joshua Reynolds and Rubens whilst praising the earlier works by Memling, Giotto or Van Eyck.
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