Description of the artwork «Madonna and Child. Scrovegni Chapel (Chapel del Arena), Padua»
Giovanni Pisano is the author of numerous statues of Madonnas, prophets and saints. Sharp turns, angular outlines are inherent in his sculptures. Following the French masters, he turned to the image of the Madonna with the Child in her arms, the most famous of which is located in the altar of the Scrovegni Chapel (Chapel del Arena) in Padua (c. 1305).