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The Lives of the Artists

The Lives of the Artists

Author: Giorgio Vasari
Series: Oxford World's Classics
$24.95(AUD)  inc GST
Description

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 discussing the mature period of perfection, dominated by the titanic figures of Leonardo, Raphael, and Michelangelo. This specially commissioned translation contains thirty-six of the most important lives as well as an introduction and explanatory notes.

Table of contents

Includes: Cimabue; Giotto; Duccio; Luca della Robbia; Paolo Uccello; Ghiberti; Masaccio; Filippo Brunelleschi; Donatello; Piero della Francesca; Fra Angelico; Fra Filippo Lippi; Domenico Ghirlandaio; Sandro Botticelli; Andrea del Verrocchio; Mantegna; Leonardo da Vinci; Giorgione; Raphael; Titian; Michelangelo

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780199537198
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : August 2008
  • : 196mm X 129mm X 28mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Giorgio Vasari
  • : Giorgio Vasari
  • : Renaissance art; Biography & autobiography: historical, political & military
  • : Paperback
  • : Renaissance art; Biography & autobiography: historical, political & military
  • : Paperback
  • : 624
  • : 624
  • : 709.22
  • : 709.22