Giotto. Lamentation over the Death of Christ
Arena Chapel, Padua. Circa 1305

Giotto

A Brief Bibliography


Titles are in order by date of publication. Note that there are so many studies of Giotto that only a fraction of them can be listed here and they are not representative.

Giotto e Bologna. Musei Civici d'Arte Antica, Comune di Bologna. Massimo Medica, ed. Cinisello Balsamo, 2010.

Andrea A. Begel. "Giotto's demons." Source. 29 (2010) 4: 3-9.

Volker Herzner. "Zur Statue des Enrico Scrovegni." Kunstchronik. 63 (2010) 4: 172-175.

Volker Hoffmann. "Giotto and Renaissance perspective." Nexus Network Journal. 12 (2010) 1: 5-32.

Massimo Medica, ed. Giotto e Bologna. Bologna, 2010.

Simona Slanicka. "'Avaritia' in der Renaissance: zwischen Todsuende, Wirtschaftstheorie und gesellschaftlicher Korruption." In: Die sieben Todsuenden in der Fruehen Neuzeit. Ed. by Daniela Erlach, et al. Vienna. 2010: 145-160.

Renate Schumacher-Wolfgarten. "Giottos Gloria Mondana in der Arenakapelle zu Padua: Intention und Rezeption." Das Muenster. 63 (2010) 3: 179-187.

Valentino Pace. "Ingiustizia, lussuria e disordine sociale: la condanna della sessualita' nel Giudizio Universale della Cappella dell'Arena a Padova." Iconographica. 8 (2009): 42-46.

Michael Viktor Schwarz. Giotto. Munich, 2009.

John Osborne. Book Review: Giotto's O: narrative, figuration and pictorial ingenuity in the Arena Chapel. By Andrew Ladis. University Park, PA, 2008. In: The Burlington Magazine. 151 (2009) 1279: 697-699.

John Osborne. Book Review: The usurer's heart: Giotto, Enrico Scrovegni, and the Arena Chapel in Padua. By Anne Derbes and Mark Sandona. University Park, PA, 2008. In: The Burlington Magazine. 151 (2009) 1279: 697-699.

John Osborne. Book Review: Giotto and the Arena Chapel: art, architecture & experience. By Laura Jacobus. London, 2008. In: The Burlington Magazine. 151 (2009) 1279: 697-699.

Cathleen Ann Fleck. "The rise of the court artist: Cavallini and Giotto in fourteenth-century Naples." Art history. 31, no 4 (2008): 460-483, 599.

Andrea Lermer. "Giotto's virtues and vices in the Arena Chapel: the iconography and the possible mastermind behind it." In: Out of the stream: studies in medieval and Renaissance mural painting. Luis Urbano Afonso and Vitor Serrao, eds. Newcastle, 2007: 291-317.

Eva Frojmovic. "Giotto's Circumspection." The Art Bulletin. Vol. LXXXIX, no. 2 (June 2007): 195-210.

Norman E. Land. "Michelangelo, Giotto, and murder." In: Art and literature: in honor of Andrew Ladis, Franklin professor of art history, University of Georgia. Guest ed.: Norman E. Land, 2006: 204-224.

Norman E. Land. "Giotto as Apelles." Source. 24, no. 3 (2005) 6-9.

Janet Robson. "The pilgrim's progress: reinterpreting the Trecento fresco programme in the Lower Church at Assisi." The Art of the Franciscan Order in Italy. William Robert Cook, ed. Leiden, 2005: 39-70.

La Cappella degli Scrovegni di Giotto: un volume di Chiara Frugoni. Un DVD con un documentario di Luca e Nino Criscenti, (English version included) Torino, 2005.

Eleonora M. Beck. "Justice and music in Giotto's Scrovegni Chapel frescoes." Iconography as a source for music history. New York, 2003: 38-51.

Marilyn Perry. "Philipp P. Fehl: Artist, Scholar, Humanist, Witness." Artibus et Historiae. No. 48 (2003): 13-15.

Thomas de Wesselow. "The date of the St Francis cycle in the Upper Church of S. Francesco at Assisi: the evidence of copies and considerations of method." The art of the Franciscan Order in Italy. William Robert Cook, ed. Leiden, 2005: 113-167.

Creighton Gilbert. "Personages in Giotto without physical bodies." Arte medievale. N.S. 2, 2003(2004) No. 2: 101-106.

William Tronzo. "Giotto's figures." Medioevo: arte lombarda. Atti del convegno internazionale di studi, Parma, 26 - 29 settembre 2001. Centro Studi Medievali, Universita' degli Studi di Parma. Arturo Carlo Quintavalle, ed. Milan, 2004: 287-297.

Anne Derbes and Mark Sandona. The Cambridge companion to Giotto. Cambridge, 2003.
Review by Serena Romano: Italian studies. 60, no. 1 (2005): 99-100.

Claudio Bellinati. Giotto: atlante iconografico della Cappella Scrovegni, 1300 - 1305. Treviso, 2003.

Margrit Lisner. "Die Franzlegende in der Uberkirche von San Francesco in Assisi: Farbgebung und Farbikonographie - zur Giotto-Frage und zur Datierung." Roemisches Jahrbuch der Bibliotheca Hertziana. vol. 33, 1999/2000 (2003): 31-84.

Andrea Baldinotti. "Scelte narrative e spunti iconografici: considerazioni intorno alla cappella Brancacci." Masaccio e Masolino: il gioco delle parti. Andrea Baldinotti, et al, eds. Milan, 2002: 73-135.

Julian Gardner. "Giotto in America (and elsewhere)." Italian panel painting of the Duecento and Trecento. Victor Michael Schmidt, ed. New Haven, 2002: 160-181.

Giuseppe Basile, ed. Giotto: gli affreschi della Cappella degli Scrovegni a Padova. Istituto Centrale per il Restauro, Roma. Geneva, 2002.

Claudio Bellinati. "La rappresentazione giottesca dei vizi e delle virtu'." Padova e il suo territorio. vol. 17, (2002) No. 97: 32-33.

Gattaiglia, Anna. Giotto la mimesi e i petroglifi. Series: La Memoria della terra. no. 4. Turin, 1999.

Laura Jacobus. "Giotto's Annunciation in the Arena Chapel, Padua." Art Bulletin. Vol. LXXXI, no. 1 (March, 1999): 93-107.

Mary Pardo. "Giotto and the 'Things Not Seen, Hidden in the Shadow of Natural Ones'." Artibus et Historiae. No. 36 (1997): 41-53.

Bruno Zanardi. Il cantiere di Giotto: Le Storie di San Francesco ad Assisi. Milan, 1996.

Robin Simon. "Giotto and after: altars and alterations at the Arena Chapel, Padua." Apollo, vol. 142, no. 406 (December, 1995): 24-36.

Hayden B.J. Maginnis. "Giotto's world through Vasari's eyes." Zeitschrift fuer Kunstgeschichte, vol. 56, no. 3 (1993): 385-408.

Samuel Y. Edgerton. The heritage of Giotto's geometry: art and science on the eve of the scientific revolution. Ithaca and London, 1991.

Dillian Gordon. "A dossal by Giotto and his workshop : some problems of attribution, provenance and patronage." Burlington Magazine, vol 131, no. 1037 (August 1989): 524-531.

Rona Goffen. Spirituality in conflict: Saint Francis and Giotto's Bardi Chapel. University Park, PA, 1988.
Book Review: Andrew Ladis. Renaissance Quarterly. Vol XLV, no. 2 (Summer, 1992): 370-373.

Mary D. Edwards. "Apollo and Daphne in the Arena Chapel." Bollettino del Museo Civico di Padova. vol. 77 (1988): 15-35.

Moshe Barasch. Giotto and the Language of Gesture. Cambridge, UK, 1987.

Michael Baxandall. Giotto and the orators: humanist observers of painting in Italy and the discovery of pictorial composition: 1350-1450. Oxford, 1986.

Andrew Ladis. "The Legend of Giotto's Wit and the Arena Chapel." Art Bulletin, 68 (1986), 580-596.

James H. Stubblebine. Assisi and the rise of vernacular art. New York, 1985.

Anna Maria Spiazza. "'Giotto a Padova.' Studi sullo stato di Conservazione della Cappella di degli Scrovegni in Padova." Bollettino d'Arte, ser.2, 63 (1978, pub. 1982).

Barbara Walsh. "Giotto's 'Visions' of Brother Agostino and the Bishop of Assisi, Bardi Chapel, Florence." Art Bulletin, 62 (1980), 20-23.

Sarel Eimerl. The World of Giotto, c. 1267-1337. Alexandria, VA. 1979.

Bruce Cole. Giotto and Florentine Painting. 1976.

Osvald Siren. Giotto and some of his followers, New York, 1975.i

Giovanni Previtali. Giotto e la sua bottega. 2nd ed., Milan, 1974.

Alastair Smart. The Assisi problem and the art of Giotto. Oxford, 1971.

Marvin Trachtenberg. The Campanile of Florence Cathedral: "Giotto's Tower. New York, 1971.

Ferdinando Bologna. Novita' su Giotto: Giotto al tempo della cappella Peruzzi. Turin, 1969.

Carlo Volpe. "La formazione di Giotto nella cultura di Assisi."In Giotto e i giotteschi in Assisi, Rome, 1969.

Congresso internazionale per la celebrazione del settimo centenario della nascita di Giotto. Giotto e il suo tempo. Atti del Congresso internazionale per la celebrazione del VII centenario della nascita di Giotto. 24 settembre-1 ottobre 1967, Assisi-Padova-Firenze. Rome, 1971.

James H. Stubblebine. Giotto: the Arena Chapel Frescoes. 1969.

Giotto e i Giotteschi in Assisi. Giuseppe Palumbo, intro. Rome, 1969.

Millard Meiss. Giotto and Assisi. 1967.

Eve Borsook. "Giotto nelle cappelle Bardi e Peruzzi." In Giotto e giotteschi in Santa Croce. Florence, 1966.

Leonetto Tintori and Eve Borsook. Giotto: the Peruzzi Chapel. New York, 1965.

Leonetto Tintori, et al. "Studies for the preservation of the frescoes by Giotto in the Scrovegni Chapel at Padua." From Studies in Conservation, vol. 8, no. 2 (May 1963): 37-54.

Millard Meiss. Giotto and Assisi. New York, 1960.

Cesare Gnudi. Giotto. Milan, 1958.

M. Alpatoff. "The Parallelism of Giotto's Paduan Frescoes." Art Bulletin. Vol. XXIX (1947): 149-.

John Ruskin. Arena Chapel, Padua: a series of wood engravings from the frescoes of Giotto illustrating the lives of the Virgin and our Saviour. London, 1860.


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