Giorgio Vasari: (Grove Art Essentials)

Kobo ebook | April 1, 2016

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Giorgio Vasari, the "Father of Art History," first published his Vite in 1550. An instant sensation, the Vite was more than just a chronological sequence of biographies: it was the first critical history of artistic style. This fully illustrated Grove Art Essentials title delves into Giorgio Vasari's career as a painter, draughtsman, architect, and scholar from early life and training through his years of maturity. Accompanied by a complete catalogue of his writings and extensive bibliography, this volume also contains an in-depth exploration of his writings and their impact on the art historical discipline.

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Giorgio Vasari, the "Father of Art History," first published his Vite in 1550. An instant sensation, the Vite was more than just a chronological sequence of biographies: it was the first critical history of artistic style. This fully illustrated Grove Art Essentials title delves into Giorgio Vasari's career as a painter, draughtsman, a...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:April 1, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190297972

ISBN - 13:9780190297978

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