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Vasari's lives of the artists : Giotto, Masaccio, Fra Filippo Lippi, Botticelli, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian

Author: Giorgio Vasari; Jonathan Foster, Mrs.; Marilyn Aronberg Lavin
Publisher: Mineola, NY : Dover Publications, 2005.
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An instant success upon its publication in the mid-sixteenth century, Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists remains one of the principal resources for study of the art and artists of the Italian Renaissance. The Lives' colorful and detailed portraits of the most representative figures of Italian painting and sculpture trace the flowering of the Renaissance across three centuries. This single-volume edition of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Early works
Early works to 1800
Biography Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Giorgio Vasari; Jonathan Foster, Mrs.; Marilyn Aronberg Lavin
ISBN: 0486441806 9780486441801
OCLC Number: 57432345
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Notes: "This is an original selection of eight excerpts from Lives of the most eminent painters, published in 2 vols. by The Heritage Press, New York, 1967."
Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Giotto --
Masaccio --
Fra Filippo Lippi --
Botticelli --
Leonardo --
Raphael --
Michelangelo --
Titian.
Other Titles: Vite de' più eccellenti pittori, scultori et architettori.
Responsibility: Giorgio Vasari ; translated by Mrs. Jonathan Foster ; edited by Marilyn Aronberg Lavin.
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An instant success upon its publication in the mid-sixteenth century, Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists remains one of the principal resources for study of the art and artists of the Italian Renaissance. The Lives' colorful and detailed portraits of the most representative figures of Italian painting and sculpture trace the flowering of the Renaissance across three centuries. This single-volume edition of selections from Vasari's immense work profiles eight of the book's most noteworthy artists and includes an introduction, notes, and glossary; and woodcut portraits of each artist by Vasari himself.

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