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Taddeo Gaddi was the leading painter of the Florentine school after the death of Giotto in 1337, as early sources and documents confirm. In the general literature, Giotto continues to overshadow this very capable artist, but specialists have long recognized not only Taddeo’s continuation of Giotto’s monumental style but also his innovative, earthy wit; his subtle understanding of light and color; and his extensive and varied work in fresco, panel painting, and window design.