Lives of the most excellent painters sculptors and architects pdf

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It was first published in two editions with substantial differences between them; the first in and the second in which is the one usually translated and referred to. One important change was the increased attention paid to Venetian art in the second edition, even though Vasari has still been criticised ever since for an excessive emphasis on the art of his native Florence. As the first Italian art historian, Vasari initiated the genre of an encyclopedia of artistic biographies that continues today. It included a valuable treatise on the technical methods employed in the arts. It was partly rewritten and enlarged in and provided with woodcut portraits of artists some conjectural. The work has a consistent and notorious favour of Florentines and tends to attribute to them all the new developments in Renaissance art—for example, the invention of engraving.
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Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Giorgio VASARI audiobook

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Giorgio Vasari - The Lives Af the Artists PDF

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Look Inside. Feb 14, ISBN Dec 18, ISBN A painter and architect in his own right, Giorgio Vasari achieved immortality for this book on the lives of his fellow Renaissance artists, first published in Florence in Although he based his work on a long tradition of biographical writing, Vasari infused these literary portraits with a decidedly modern form of critical judgment. The result is a work that remains to this day the cornerstone of art historical scholarship.

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