Giotto - The Life of Christ: scene 20. Lamentation (The Mourning of Christ), Cappella degli Scrovegni, Padova


Giotto and the hidden women: mothers and daughters in the Arena Chapel

  • Tuesday 10 April 2018
  • The Art Workers' Guild, 6 Queen Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AT
  • Lecturer: Dr Laura Jacobus

Laura Jacobus, Senior Lecturer in the History of Art at Birkbeck, asks who were the women who used the chapel, what did they see, and what did they think?


Dr Laura Jacobus completed her BA and PhD at Birkbeck where she now lectures on late mediaeval and early Renaissance Italy. She has been working on Giotto’s frescoes in the Arena Chapel for nearly fifteen years, and has recently published a book on the subject, Giotto and the Arena Chapel: Art, Architecture and Experience (2008).

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