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Review: The Lives of the Artists

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Good reference for art historians studying the Renaissance. The version I had only held three prefaces with numerous artists in each section. Sadly, there was no Veronese, although I heard that other ... Read full review

Review: The Lives of the Artists

User Review  - Sherry - Goodreads

If you are really, really interested in biographies of Italian Renaissance artists, this book is the hot ticket. It gives you Vasari's understanding of the politics and criticism of the day, with the ... Read full review

Review: The Lives of the Artists

User Review  - Sally Whitman - Goodreads

Written in the 16th century by the world's first art historian, Giorgio Vasari, who also was an artist, this is a biography-based account of "great" artists - the type of which has dominated art ... Read full review

Review: The Lives of the Artists

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

Someone left a copy of this book in my apartment in Florence, and since I didn't bring that much reading material with me, I've been reading it in bits and pieces throughout the last few weeks. If you ... Read full review

Review: The Lives of the Artists

User Review  - Cassandra Kay Silva - Goodreads

I was hoping a bit more from this ancient gossip. Alas! Vasari was not the best of writers. He shows great favoritism to certain artists and a lot of the information was inaccurate. A few interesting ... Read full review

Review: The Lives of the Artists

User Review  - Ellis - Goodreads

A necessary for any Art Historian. The first ever art historian who has determined who we deem our Renaissance masters and even given us our criterion for how we determine who masters are now. An ... Read full review

Review: The Lives of the Artists

User Review  - Laura Localio - Goodreads

I read this in college while taking a Renaissance History Course. It was a bit of a difficult read (for me at least), but interesting if you like historical info about art. Read full review


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