The Lives of the Artists (Oxford World's Classics)

The Lives of the Artists (Oxford World's Classics)

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ISBN13: 9780192834102

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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.

Type Book
Number Of Pages 616
Item Height 32 mm
Item Width 128 mm
Item Weight 421 Gram
Product Dimensions 128 x 32 x 192
Publisher Oxford Paperbacks
Format Paperback | 616