Cathedral of Florence


Cathedral of Florence
   See Florence, cathedral of (1296-1350s).

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  • Florence, cathedral of — (1296 1350s)    The Cathedral of Florence was begun by Arnolfo di Cambio in 1296. Twice the work was halted, first in 1310 when Arnolfo died, and later in 1348 when the Black Death struck. After contributions by Giotto and later Andrea Pisano, it …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

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