The lives of the artists, Volume 1

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Penguin Books, 1965 - Art - 477 pages
"This translation first published as 'Lives of the artists,' 1965"--T.p. vers

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The second volume of Vasari's biographical survey doesn't have nearly as many of the heavy hitters, which only goes to stress just how much time goes towards his own self-mythologising. If you didn't ... Read full review

Contents

Vasaris Lives
9
Vasari and the Renaissance Artist
18
Preface to Part Two
83
Copyright

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Giorgio Vasari Architect, painter and art historian Giorgio Vasari was born in Arezzo, Italy on July 30, 1511. Vasari was a student of the world famous Michelangelo. During his travels, Vasari took notes on various artists and paintings he encountered which resulted in his book, The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Architects, Painters, and Sculptures. Vasari's murals can be seen at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. Giorgio Vasari died in Florence on June 27, 1574.

GEORGE BULL is an author and journalist who has translated six books including Cellini's autobiography.

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