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He may have created St. Francis Giving His Mantle to a Poor Man and other frescoes of Upper Church at Assisi. The first painter to be appointed head of Florence Cathedral workshop, he created the frescos on St. Francis, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist at Santa Croce of Florence, and also the throned Ognissanti Madonna. Producing rounded, solid figures in depthless backgrounds, he is best known for the frescoes Christ Entering Jerusalem, Ascension, and Lamentation found in a chapel in Padua. The architect of the Duomo Campanile, FTP, name this student of Cimabue who worked on the Arena Chapel.