No 6 Scenes from the Life of Joaquin: 6 Meeting at the Golden Gate

size(cm): 50x50
Sale price£156 GBP


The painting No. 6 Scenes from the Life of Joachim: 6. Meeting at the Golden Gate by the artist Giotto Di Bondone is a masterpiece of Italian Gothic art of the 14th century. This painting is one of the six that make up the cycle of frescoes that represent the life of San Joaquín and Santa Ana, the parents of the Virgin Mary.

Giotto's artistic style is evident in this painting, as it is characterized by a great ability to represent human figures with great expressiveness and realism. The composition of the work is impressive, as the arrangement of the characters and the depth of the scene create a sense of movement and drama.

The use of color in the painting is also very interesting, as Giotto used a palette of vibrant and rich colors that bring great lightness and clarity to the work. The details in the faces, clothing and architecture are exceptional and show the great talent and skill of the artist.

The history of the painting is fascinating, as it depicts the meeting between Saint Joachim and Saint Anne at the golden gate of Jerusalem after years of separation. This moment is very significant in Christian history, as it is considered the moment when the Virgin Mary was conceived.

Despite its historical and artistic importance, this painting is little known to the general public. However, its beauty and artistic quality are undoubted and deserve to be appreciated by all art lovers. With an original size of 200 x 185 cm, this work is one of the highlights of Giotto's career and one of the jewels of medieval Italian painting.

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