life of Giorgio Vasari a study of the later renaissance in Italy by Robert Walter Carden

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Published by H. Holt in New York .

Written in English

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  • Vasari, Giorgio, -- 1511-1574

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Includes index.

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Statementby Robert W. Carden.
LC ClassificationsND623 V2C2
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Paginationxvi, 367 p., [29] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages367
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Open LibraryOL14241512M

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Giorgio Vasari has books on Goodreads with ratings. Giorgio Vasari’s most popular book is The Lives of the Artists. An instant success upon its publication in the mid-sixteenth century, Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists remains one of the principal resources for study of the art and artists of the Italian Renaissance.

Nothing of the scope and magnitude of this work had ever been conceived; the first complete history of modern art, it is widely regarded as the most influential art history book ever written.

Giorgio Vasari, Italian painter, architect, and writer who is best known for his important biographies of Italian Renaissance artists. When still a child, Vasari was the pupil of Guglielmo de Marcillat, but his decisive training was in Florence, where he enjoyed the friendship and patronage of the.

Giorgio Vasari (), painter, architect and intimate of the Medici, was a leading exponent of the later renaissance style sometimes called Mannerism, which was heavily influenced by Michelangelo.

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Giorgio Vasari did all this, but he did it before anyone else, arguably inventing the field of art history. His life was as remarkable as that of any of those Renaissance masters whose adventures.

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Vasari grew up in the town of Arezzo in Italy and trained under the guidance of his relatives before moving to Florence in order to get the relevant expertise needed to be an artist. Giorgio Vasari (), Florentine painter, architect, and intimate of the Medici, was a leading exponent of the later Renaissance style sometimes called Mannerism, which was heavily influenced by Michelangelo; in addition to his great "Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors and Architects", his best-known works are the frescoes in the Palazzo Vecchio.4/5(57).

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. Beginning with Cimabue and Giotto, who represent the infancy of art, Vasari considers the period of youthful vigour, shaped by Donatello, Brunelleschi, Ghiberti, and Masaccio, before 4/5(3).

Giorgio Vasari, (–), was an Italian painter, architect and is most famous for his book "The Lives of the Great Architects, Painters and Sculptors of Italy", which is usually known as "Vasari's Lives".Although some other writers had written about art, this book, which was published in makes Vasari the first art historian.

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The fame and influence of Michelangelo Buonarroti () were as immediate as they were unprecedented. It is not surprising, therefore, that he was the only living artist Giorgio Vasari included in the first edition of Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors and Architects, published in Revised and expanded inVasari’s monumental work comprises more than two hundred Brand: Getty Publications.

Book Description Pallas Athene. Soft cover. Condition: New. Much of what we know about the great artist of the Renaissance comes from the writing of the Florentine painter Giorgio Vasari who attempted to write a systematic history of Italian art in /5(37).

And no wonder: Giorgio Vasari, the author, was a friend and confidant of Michelangelo. Himself an important painter and architect, he worked with Michelangelo and understood his genius. He carefully researched this Life, using all the sources available to him.

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To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed the entire object, paste this HTML in website To link to this page, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this page, paste this HTML in website. Giorgio Vasari, Florentine painter and architect, friend of Michelangelo and intimate of the Medici, is best known for his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors and Architects, published in and in an enlarged edition in With more than two hundred biographies, it has for centuries been recognized as a seminal text in art history and one of the most important sources on the Brand: Thames & Hudson.

Giorgio Vasari () was an Italian painter, architect, and author of "The Lives of the Most Celebrated Painters, Sculptors, and Architects." His book is the foundation of modern art historiography and the prototype for all biographies of artists.

Giorgio Vasari was born on Jin Arezzo. According to his own account, he was apprenticed. Excerpt from Giorgio Vasari, Lives of the Artists: Michelangelo BUONAROTTI of Florence, Painter, Sculptor and Architect () For primary documents concerning Michelangelo's career, samples of Michelangelo's poems, and Vasari's biography of Michelangelo see the pdf on the Columbia University Art and Humanities site.

Excerpts from Giorgio Vasari’s “Life of Madonna Properzia de’ Rossi,” sculptor of Bologna As unusual as female painters were, a female sculptor was even rarer. Few of Properzia de’ Rossi’s works are known today. In addition to a relief in Bologna depicting Joseph and Potiphar’s wife, other attributions include a number of carved fruit stones.

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He is best-known today for his biographies of artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian and Giotto.

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8% Sales Tax collected on All orders within New York Rating: % positive. Giorgio Vasari. Giorgio Vasari was born in at Arezzo in Tuscany. 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.

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Most Famous Painters, Sculptors and Architects ( and ) is a classic of cultural history. A monumental assembly of artists' lives from Giotto to Michelangelo, it paints a vivid picture of the progress of art in the hands of individual masters. No Life is more vivid than that of Leonardo, a near-contemporary of.

The Collector of Lives is a fascinating account of the life of Giorgio Vasari, a painter, sculptor, architect, scholar, and writer who lived in 16th century Italy and took it upon himself to write about the artists he knew personally: Michelangelo, Titian, Donatello, and others.

He endeavored to place their lives within the context of the. Giorgio Vasari Born J Arezzo, Tuscany Died J (at age 62) Florence Nationality Italian Education Andrea del Sarto Movement Renaissance Field Painting, architect Works View Complete Works Giorgio Vasari was an Italian artist of the Renaissance movement who also studied methods and techniques of early Mannerism.

Vasari is most recognized forBorn: JArezzo, Tuscany. Giorgio Vasari’s book The Lives of the Artists is still in print – and a great read. It’s full of strange tales, including the time the teenaged artist made a monster from lizards, bats.

: The Life of Giorgio Vasari: Inscribed by its previous owner A. Giardelli 11th April Arthur Giardelli, who has died a was an innovative artist whose constructed reliefs explored time and the rhythms of the sea.

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I suppose art is timeless. It is a perfect night stories set for somebody who is lying in bed with eyes wide open and also I am learning quite a lot in such an easy and pleasant Reviews: Giorgio Vasari () wrote about hundreds of artists in his Lives of the Most Eminent Italian Architects, Painters, and Sculptors, which he published first inand in a revised edition in LIFE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI: Painter and Sculptor of Florence.

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1, and The Great Masters; Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian, and more on Giorgio Vasari Nature Beautiful Time Simple These rough sketches, which are born in an instant in the heat of inspiration, express the idea of their author in a few strokes, while on the other hand too much effort and diligence sometimes saps the vitality and powers of those who never know when to leave off.

Get this from a library. The life of Giorgio Vasari: a study of the later Renaissance in Italy. [Robert W Carden]. In “Lives of the Artists” Vasari chronicles the rise of 16th century “modern” art. Vasari’s book is a fascinating examination of a great era of art by an artist that actually met Leonardo de Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti.

2 people found this helpful. It was by coming to understand the life and times of the Florentine and Venetian masters, Vasari believed, that one could get to the essence of Renaissance art. The book followed in fact an already established tradition in biographical writing, but Vasari brought a new anecdotal edge to proceedings while at times supplying a moral judgment on Nationality: Italian.

Early Life Giorgio Vasari, from ancient Arezzo, a hill town dating from Etruscan times and rich in mementos of the Middle Ages and the early Renaissance, was born into a family numbering several.

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