Lives Of Seventy Of The Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors And Architects (volume 3)

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byGiorgio Vasari

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1902. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... RAPHAEL OF URBINO, PAINTER AND ARCHITECT. [Born 1483; died 1520.] Bibliography.--The bibliography of Raphael, like that of Leonardo, or of Michelangelo, inclndes a whole literature. Messrs. Passavant, Anton Springer, Crowe and Cavalcaselle, Eugene Miintz, and F. A. Gruyer, are notable among the historians of this painter. The fine volume by Miintz is admirable not only for the artistic treatment of the theme by a scholar famous as a general historian of the Renaissance and as an indefatigable publisher of original documents, but also for its great number of excellent reproductions. The work of Crowe and Cavalcaselle is invaluable for its erudition, the mass of notes containing minute descriptions of the various pictures in their present condition, and of the preparatory studies for the pictures. Herr Springer's book is remarkable for the solidity of its views and the impartiality of its judgments. M. Gruyer's copious writings in many volumes upon Raphael as portrait-painter, as frescante, upon his relation to antiquity, and his mythological subjects, upon the Madonnas, etc., are the works of a man in love with his subject and who cites or quotes endless documents. Passavant, onoe the most famous of Raphael's biographers, has been somewhat superseded, and is principally valuable for his elaborate catalogue of the works of the master. Morelli, in his Italian Masters in German Galleries and his Italian Painters, has devoted much of his new and enlightened criticism to Raphael, especially the young Raphael. An enormous amount of periodical literature has been accorded to the great master of Urbino, including the results of researches by Signori Rossi, Gnoli, and many other scholars, especially among the Italians, but Vasari's life has been the model from wh...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1902. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... RAPHAEL OF URBINO, PAINTER AND ARCHITECT. [Born 1483; died 1520.] Bibliography.--The bibliography of Raphael, like that of L...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:170 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.36 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217505112

ISBN - 13:9780217505116

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