Vasari Gallery features Rare Books, Antiquarian Prints and Vintage Posters with specialisation in Botanicals and Natural History engravings and a wide variety of many different subjects, ranging from the Early Renaissance to the Art Nouveau. Error rating book. The author, who lived from 1511 – 1574, is credited with being the first art historian. 1st Independent ed. Giorgio Vasari (1511-74) was an accomplished painter and architect, but it is for his illuminating biographies of artists that he is best remembered. Vasari's Lives of the Artists: Giotto, Masaccio, Fra Filippo Lippi, Botticelli, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian, The Great Masters: Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian, Lives of the Painters, Sculptors and Architects, Vidas de los más excelentes pintores, escultores y arquitectos, Winter Challenge 2012-2013: Completed Tasks - DO NOT DELETE ANY POSTS IN THIS TOPIC. Giorgio Vasari’s biographical collection “The Lives of the Artists” is one of the most frequently cited art history books since the 16th century. Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects, Vol. "I enjoyed this book immensely and would recommend it to everyone interested in the Italian Renaissance. Brand new Book. Giorgio Vasari (1511-1570) was an Italian painter, architect, and author of "The Lives of the Most Celebrated Painters, Sculptors, and Architects." 02 (of 10), Berna to Michelozzo Michelozzi, Lives of the most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects Vol. Looking for books by Giorgio Vasari? A painter and architect in his own right, Giorgio Vasari (1511-74) achieved immortality for this book on the lives of his fellow Renaissance artists, first published in Florence in 1550. Giorgio's artistic leanings were passed down to … This book provides all ten volumes of Giorgio Vasari’s biographies of artists of the Italian Renaissance. ... Be the first to review this book Popular questions. While still a boy he was introduced to Cardinal Silvio Passerini who put him to study in Florence with Michelangelo—who later became a close friend—then with Andrea del Sarto. W. W. Norton & Company. $29.95.. Giorgio Vasari was an Italian painter and architect, known for his famous biographies of Italian artists. Explore books by Giorgio Vasari with our selection at Waterstones.com. Della vita de lavori e degli scritti di Giorgio Vasari 5 Cap VII Come si conducano le figure di legno . … Much of what we know about him comes from this biography, written by the Florentine painter Giorgio Vasari and first published in 1550. 8: Proemio delle Vite . 57: Giovanni Cimabue pittor fiorentino . Paperback. Packed with facts, attributions, and entertaining anecdotes about his contemporaries, Vasari's collection of biographical accounts also presents a highly influential theory of the development of Renaissance art. 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