The Scrovegni Chapel, a masterpiece in
the history of painting in Italy and
Europe in the 14th century, is
considered to be the most complete
series of frescoes executed by Giotto.
The sense of nature and history,
humanity and faith are mingled in
narrating the stories of the Virgin Mary
and Christ in a unique way.
Giotto completed the frescoes in the
Chapel at the beginning of 1305. The
frescoes represent three main themes
Episodes in the lives of Joachim and
Episodes in the Virgin Mary’s life
Episodes recounting Christ's life
The lower parts of the walls contain a
series of frescoes illustrating Vices
and Virtues in allegory.
Chapel is open from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00
p.m. all year round.
The chapel is closed on the following
January 1st, May 1st,
December 25th and 26th
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