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The Lives of the Artists By Translated by Peter E. Bondanella

The Lives of the Artists
by Translated by Peter E. Bondanella

Packed with facts, attributions, and anecdotes about the author's contemporaries, this collection of biographical accounts presents an influential theory of the development of Renaissance art. It contains thirty-six of the most important lives as well as an introduction and explanatory notes.
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The Lives of the Artists by Translated by Peter E. Bondanella

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.

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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

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GOR001238345
The Lives of the Artists by Translated by Peter E. Bondanella
Translated by Peter E. Bondanella
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1998-04-02
624
019283410X
9780192834102
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