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Compare briefly the works of Pietro Lorenzetti and Cimabue. How do they differ in style and technique? Use examples to support your response.

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As you compare the two, both were innovators in Italian art. Both, too, dealt with religious content matter in their works. Both men also used expressive naturalism in their pieces stylistically.

In contrast, you might cite Pietro's "The Crucifixion" as a strong example of his unique ability to take biblical content and give it a "human dimension" (http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/2002.436). Its image is located at
He is also a bit different in structure because of his three-dimensionality quality to his work.

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Using research to validate, Pietro Lorenzetti and Cimabue are briefly contrasted.