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Chaperoning Giotto

Conservator Perry Hurt describes traveling from Rome to Raleigh with a priceless altarpiece in tow.

Ciao Giotto!

The NCMA’s Giotto altarpiece is now hanging in the greatest single gallery of early Italian paintings anywhere in the world: Room #2 of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. The room features altarpieces by Giotto, his master Cimabue, and his slightly older contemporary, the great Sienese master Duccio. These three paintings are the “Holy Trinity” of [...]