Vasari and the Renaissance Print

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2012 - Art - 427 pages
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This volume examines Giorgio Vasari's interest, as an art historian and as an artist, in engravings and woodblock prints, revealing how it sheds light on aspects of Vasari's career, and on aspects of 16th-century artistic culture and artistic practice.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Vasari and the illustrated book
63
Vasaris use of prints as aidesmémoires
133
Prints in the artists workshop
161
Vasari prints and imitation
229
Prints after Vasaris designs
285
Appendix
327
Bibliography
389
Index
407
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About the author (2012)

Sharon Gregory is Associate Professor in Art History and Erasmus Chair in Renaissance Humanism at St Francis Xavier University, Canada.

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