Artist: Giotto di Bondone
Size: 180 x 210 cm
Location: North transept,
Mark 15:37-38 With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last.
The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom.
The curtain of the temple separated the holiest part of the temple sanctuary from the rest of the sanctuary. This Holiest of Holies was understood to be the particular place of God’s presence. To say the curtain had been torn was to affirm that the execution of Jesus means that access to the presence of God is now open.
Giotto di Bondone (c. 1267 – January 8, 1337), better known simply as Giotto, was an Italian painter and architect from