(c. 1240 - 1302)

Chimabue – Crucifixion (1287-1288) tempera on wood
Florence, Museo dell' Opera di Santa Croce

Cimabue – Virgin in Maestą, with Child, Four Angels and Saint Francis (1287-1288) fresco
Assisi, Lower Basilica of Saint Francis

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(1266 - 1337)

Giotto di Bondone – The Dream of Innocent III (late 1200s) fresco
Upper chapel, Basilica of St Francis, Assisi

Giotto di Bondone – Lamentation (the Mourning of Christ) (1303 - 1305) fresco
Padua, The Arena Chapel

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(1268 - 1319)

Duccio di Buoninsegna – Maestą with Twenty Angels and Nineteen Saints (c. 1308-1311) tempera on wood
Obverse of the reredos for the main altar, Cathedral of Siena
Siena, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

Duccio di Buoninsegna – Christ and the Samaritan Woman at the Well  (c. 1308-1311) tempera on wood
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art

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(1284 - 1344)

Simone Martini – The Miracle of Augustine's Saving the Child Falling from the Window (1328) tempera on wood
Siena, Church of St. Augustine Novello

Simone Martini – Guidoriccio da Fogliano (1330) fresco
Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Sala del Mappamondo

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(c. 1290 - 1348)

Ambrogio Lorenzetti – Stories of Saint Nicolas (1332) tempera on wood
Florence, The Uffizi Gallery

Ambrogio Lorenzetti – The Effects of Good Government on the City Life (1338) fresco
City Hall of Siena

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(1290 - 1348)

Andrea Pisano – Panels for the South Doors of the San Giovanni Baptistery (1330-1336) – Florence 

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(1401 - 1428)

Tommaso Masaccio – Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise (c. 1426) fresco
Florence, Brancacci Chapel, Santa Maria del Carmine

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(1375 - 1438)

Jacopo della Quercia – Madonna and Child (Silvestri Madonna) (1406) marble
Ferrara, Cathedral

Siena Baptistery

Jacopo della Quercia – Baptismal font (c. 1417) marble, gilded bronze, and colored enamel
Siena, Baptistery

Jacopo della Quercia – Baptismal font detail: Zacharias in the Temple
Siena, Baptistery

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(1378 - 1455)

Lorenzo Ghiberti – The "Gates of Paradise" (1425-1452)
The East Doors of the Florence Baptistry

Lorenzo Ghiberti – Adam and Eve
Panel Detail of the East Doors ("The Gates of Paradise") of the Florence Baptistery

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(1377 - 1446)

Filippo Brunelleschi – Dome of the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral - Florence (1419-1461)

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(c. 1370 - 1427)

Gentile da Fabriano – Adoration of the Magi (1423) Tempera on wood
Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi

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(1386 - 1455)

Donatello – St. George (1415-1417) marble
Florence, Museo Nazionale del Bargello

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(1387 - 1455)

Fra Angelico – The Annunciation (1440-1441) fresco
Florence, Museo di San Marco

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(1300s - 1400s)

Venice, Italy

Doges' Palace, Venice
(facade on the jetty, 1300s; balcony 1404; facade on the Piazzetta, 1424-1442)

Piazza San Marco with the Basilica – painting by Canaletto (1730)
The facade of Saint Mark's Basilica (originally just a chapel) was rebuilt to its present appearance during the first half of the 1200s
Cambridge, Fogg Art Museum

Giovanni Bon (with his son Bartolomeo Bon) - The Ca' d'Oro (Palazzo Santa Sofia)
located on the Grand Canal, Venice (1424–1430)

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Florence, Italy

Arnolfo di Cambio – The Palazzo Vecchio (Old Palace or Town Hall) of Florence (early 1300s)
Wikipedia - "Palazzo Vecchio"

Arnolfo di Cambio – Il Duomo (the Cathedral) (designed in the 1290s)
Giotto continued the work, including the design of the campanile in the early 1300s;
Filippo Brunelleschi designed the Cathedral's dome in 1419
and directed its construction until completed in 1461; construction continued to the early 1500s

Giotto's Campanile - early 1300s

Giovanni Stradano, Processione in Piazza della Duomo (1700s)

Siena, Italy

Piazza del Campo

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