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Arena chapel

a private chapel in Padua containing a fresco cycle painted (1305–06) by Giotto.
Historical Examples

Giotto represents this vice under the same symbol; but it is the weakest of all the figures in the Arena Chapel.
The Stones of Venice, Volume II (of 3), John Ruskin

The Arena Chapel stands apart, and is approached, at present, through a pretty garden.
George Eliot’s Life, Vol. II (of 3) George Eliot

The next morning they spent among Giotto’s frescoes, over thirty of which literally cover the walls of the Arena Chapel.
Barbara’s Heritage Deristhe L. Hoyt

Of all the compositions in the Arena Chapel I think this the most characteristic of the noble time in which it was done.
Giotto and his works in Padua John Ruskin

The frescoes of the Arena Chapel must have been a labour of years, and of the date of their termination we have no proof.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1 Various


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