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    Weekly Photo – Giotto’s Sunflowers

    Sunflowers in Tuscany

    This week best picture depicts Giotto’s sunflowers. Giotto was a young shepherd when he met his master Cimabue. He was born in Vicchio in Mugello in 1266 and used to pasture along the River Ensa. One day Giotto sitting with his sheep near a bridge between Vicchio and Borgo San Lorenzo and was drawing a sheep on a stone with a chalk. Cimabue was passing by and noticed this young shepherd and his incredible draw. Cimabue was so struck by…

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