The Homes of Giorgio Vasari by Liana De Girolami CheneyThe Homes of Giorgio Vasari by Liana De Girolami Cheney

The Homes of Giorgio Vasari

byLiana De Girolami Cheney

Hardcover | July 14, 2006

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Giorgio Vasari was one of the few artists in the history of art who built, designed, and decorated his homes. This book is the first to focus on Vasari’s decorative cycles for his homes in Arezzo and Florence, revealing the significance of the artistic, cultural, and historical milieu of the sixteenth century. This study breaks new ground in two ways: First, in a personal and original manner, the imagery is related to Vasari’s artistic ideas on history painting and the role of the artist. And second, Vasari’s imagery portrays visual galleries applauding his teachers, antiquity and the creation of art.
The Author: Liana De Girolami Cheney, Professor of Art History, Chairperson of the Department of Cultural Studies at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, is the author and editor of numerous books, including Botticelli’s Neoplatonic Images (1983); The Paintings of the Casa Vasari (1985); Symbolism of Vanitas in the Arts, Literature ...
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Title:The Homes of Giorgio VasariFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9.06 × 6.3 × 0.98 inPublished:July 14, 2006Publisher:Peter Lang Inc., International Academic PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0820474940

ISBN - 13:9780820474946

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