Class [controlled]: paintings European art murals
*Work Type [link]: fresco cycle
*Title: Scenes from the Life of Christ and the Virgin Mary Title Type: descriptive
*Creator Display: Giotto (Italian, ca. 1267-1337)
*Role [link]: painter [link]: Giotto
*Creation Date: probably painted after March 1300; finished before March 1304 [controlled]: Earliest: 1300 Latest: 1304
*Subject [links]: religion and mythology Life of Joachim (Christian iconography) Life of the Virgin (Christian iconography) Life of Christ (Christian iconography) Seven Virtues Seven Vices
Culture [link]: Italian
*Current Location [link]: Arena Chapel (Padua, Veneto, Italy)
*Materials and Techniques: fresco
Technique [links]: fresco
Description: The frescoes are dated based on archival records, including the purchase of the land in 1300 and the dedication in 1304.
Description Source [link]: Cole, Bruce. Giotto and Florentine Painting. New York: Harper and Row, 1976. Page: 63 ff.
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