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 Nicola Pisano Pietro Cavallini Altichiera da Zevio Matthew Paris
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SCULPTURE
 


Arnolfo di Cambio
 
 


  

TOMBS AND MONUMENTS

The tomb for Cardinal de Brave was created by Arnolfo di Cambio, a pupil of Nicola Pisano and collaborator of his son Giovanni, for the Church of San Domenico in Orvieto in 1282. Even in a reconstructed state, this work is obviously that of a sculptor, marking the rising social standing of artists. It also proves the importance that this micro-architecture - as seen in the tabernacle of the church of San Paolo Fuori le Mura in Rome — was beginning to take on in the development of contemporary architectural language. Simplicity and geometric order were adopted in the plans for Santa Maria del Fiore (1296) and the Palazzo Vecchio (1299). Arnolfo's compositions also initiated the rising interest for funerary monuments as patronage commemoration, set in elaborate architectural relief compositions that supplanted the more conventional insets. Among the most important 13th-century examples are the arcosolia (wall tombs) in Salamanca Cathedral, where architecture, sculpture, and painting join together to express the theme of a celestial Jerusalem.


Tomb of Abbot Cotta,
Sant'Ambrogio, Milan, 1267.

 

 






 

 

Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302)
Tomb of Cardinal de Braye,
after 1282, marble, San Domenico, Orvieto.



 


Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302)
Frieze of Mourning Acolytes, 1276, marble.
Cloister of S. Giovanni Laterano, Rome.

 

 

 


ARNOLFO DI CAMBIO


Florentine sculptor and architect Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302) was greatly inspired by the heroic classical style of Nicola Pisano, who he assisted as a young man. His work also shows an awareness of the French Gothic linear values. Among the many buildings in Florence attributed to him are Santa Croce and the Palazzo Vecchio. He was master mason of the new cathedral of Florence, begun in 1296.
 


Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302)
Madonna and Child, 1296-1302, marble.
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence.

 

          


Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302)
Madonna, 1296-1302, marble.
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence.



 


Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302)
Monument to L. Savelli, marble,
S. Maria in Aracoeli, Rome.



 

 


Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302)

Tomb of Boniface VIII, marble, 1294-1296.
Musei Vaticani, Rome.

 



 

 


Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302)
The Statue of Saint Peter, early 14th century, bronze.
Treasury of San Pietro, Vatican.

 



 


Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302)

Tabernacle, marble, 1283.
Santa Cecilia in Trastevere, Rome.


Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302)
Assetato alla Fonte,
1281, Marble.



 


Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302)
Donna alla Fonte,
1281, Marble.



 

 


Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302)
Scriba
, 1281, Marble..

 



 

 


Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302)
Thirsty Woman, 1281, Marble.

 

 

 

 

Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302) Santa Croce, S. Croce, Firenze, Italy, 1294-1442 

Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302) Santa Croce, S. Croce, Firenze, Italy, 1294-1442

 

 

 

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