Italy - The Basilica di Santa Maria...On the death in 1302 of Arnolfo di Cambio, the first Master of the Works of the Cathedral, and after an interruption of more than thirty years, the celebrated painter Giotto di Bondone was nominated as his successor in 1334. At which time he was 67 years old. Giotto concentrated on the design and construction of a campanile (bell tower) for the cathedral.
~Tyntesfield House --Victorian Gothic Revival house and estate near Wraxall, North Somerset, England. The house is a Grade I listed building. The house is named after the Tynte baronets, who had owned estates in the area since about