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1

Giotto breaks with the Byzantine conventions of Cimabue & Duccio by...?

... by rendering figures with a greater concern for naturalism.

2

What was Giotto influenced by?

The gothic sculpture of Giovanni Pisano and the use of shading by Roman painter Cavallini.

3

What is scale used to denote in Giotto's "Madonna Enthroned"?

The Theological/symbolic importance of figures.

4

How are Mary and the Baby Jesus depicted as important in Giotto's "Madonna Enthroned"?

By showing them larger and more central than the other figures.

5

What are three gothic conventions in Giotto's "Madonna Enthroned"?

The hierarchical scaling of figures, gold backdrop, and pointed arch throne.

6

How does Giotto construct space in his "Madonna Enthroned"?

By overlapping figures and
by drawing observed receding lines.

7

What proto-renaissance concept does it seem Giotto utilized to produce the naturalism of "Madonna Enthroned"?

Rendering from observation, esp. through use of a model.

8

In what way does Giotto create the illusion of 3D space?

By rendering figures and objects within a coherent setting.

9

What is a figurative convention that Giotto breaks, which can be seen in Cimabue & Duccio's work?

The representation of the face.