An Unlikely Nativity

One of the most important masterpieces of Western art was painted as a fresco by the Italian Renaissance master Giotto in a chapel on the estate grounds of a money lenders son who in atonement for his father’s sins commissioned the fresco cycle. Reginaldo Scrovegni was a wealthy moneylender fromthe city of Padua. He was portrayed … Continue reading An Unlikely Nativity

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