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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English


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StatementJohn Canaday. Vol.1, Late Gothic to high Renaissance.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 352p.
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18280578M

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This Dover edition is an abridged version of a two volume edition of Giorgio Vasaris Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, often called today Lives of the Artists, or just Vasaris Lives. The translation used is that of Mrs. Jonathan Foster ()/5. Great Artists is a dream of a book that adults and their older children will fight over. (Ages 12 to adult) --Richard Farr. From School Library Journal. YA-Facts on 50 famous painters are presented in chronological order and accompanied by large, full-color reproductions of their best-known works. The individuals' impact on the art world and /5(15). Giorgio Vasari (/ v ə ˈ s ɑːr i /, also US: /-ˈ z ɑːr-, v ɑː ˈ z ɑːr i /, Italian: [ˈdʒordʒo vaˈzaːri]; 30 July – 27 June ) was an Italian painter, architect, writer, and historian, best known for his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, considered the ideological foundation of art-historical writing. He was also the first to use the term Education: Andrea del Sarto.   The artists include Jackson Pollock (whose meditation on art and life is a must-read and who had a pretty amazing dad), Salvador Dalí (whose little-known Alice in Wonderland illustrations never cease to delight), Gustav Klimt (who was a key figure in sparking the cross-pollination of art and science that shaped modern culture), Henri Matisse (who, unbeknownst .

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. RAFFAELLINO DEL GARBO 8: TORRIGIANO Giuliano AND ANTONIO DA S Gallo The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors & Architects, Volume 55/5(1).   Wyatt is the book’s vibrating centre; his “exquisite sense of privacy” keeps his internal world locked. there is enough to keep a hundred painters busy for . Secret Lives of Great Artists did not disappoint. Reading it made me get online and look up all of the paintings and sculptures that the author was telling me about. I like the trivial details and the fact that it increased my interest in the subject matter/5. Get this from a library! The lives of the painters. [John Canaday] -- A history of Western painting and its artists. Biographical and critical essays on more than individual painters, covering the development of painting from the close of the Middle Ages in Italy.

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 4/5(3). Vasari's lives of the Painters, Sculptors and Architects by Edmund (Editor); Vasari Fuller and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects, Vol. 2 of 10 (Classic Reprint) by Giorgio Vasari and a great selection of related books, . Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Canaday, John, Lives of the painters. London, Thames & Hudson,