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Selections from the lives of the great artists

Author: Giorgio Vasari; Neville Jason
Publisher: [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos AudioBooks, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Five hundred years after they were written, Vasari's 'Lives of the Artists' remains the principal source book on the remarkable flowering of Italian painting in the 15th century. Here are Giotto, Cimabue, Ucello, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Piero della Francesca, Fra Angelico, Fra Filippo, Botticelli, Mantegna, Leonardo, Raphael, Michaelangelo, Titian and even Vasari himself. In all there are biographies from over 35  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Giorgio Vasari; Neville Jason
ISBN: 9626342552 9789626342558
OCLC Number: 63727562
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
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Performer(s): Read by Neville Jason.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 112650 KB; MP3 file size: 220751 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Lives of the great artists, selections from
Responsibility: Giorgio Vasari.

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Five hundred years after they were written, Vasari's 'Lives of the Artists' remains the principal source book on the remarkable flowering of Italian painting in the 15th century. Here are Giotto, Cimabue, Ucello, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Piero della Francesca, Fra Angelico, Fra Filippo, Botticelli, Mantegna, Leonardo, Raphael, Michaelangelo, Titian and even Vasari himself. In all there are biographies from over 35 artists. This set offers a carefully chosen selection of the most interesting and relevant sections, how and why the artists painted and sculpted, how they lived and the pressures they were under.

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