Giottino - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Giottino

Place: Florence

Born: 1324

Death: 1369

Nationality: Italy


Giottino (fl. 1324 – 1369) was an early Italian painter from Florence. His real name was Maso di Stefano or Tommaso di Stefano. Giottino's father was himself a celebrated painter his naturalism earned him the appellation "Scimia della Natura" (Ape of Nature). He instructed his son, who applied himself with greater predilection to studying the work...