Cimabue

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Style: Byzantine Art;

Place: Florence

Born: 1240

Death: 1302

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Cimabue (Italian pronunciation: [tʃimaˈbuːe] Ecclesiastical Latin: [t͡ʃiˈmaː.bu.e] c. 1240 – 1302), also known as Cenni di Pepo or Cenni di Pepi, was an Italian painter and designer of mosaics from Florence. Although heavily influenced by Byzantine models, Cimabue is generally regarded as one of the first great Italian painters to break from the It...

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