lives of the painters by John Canaday

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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.

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The lives of the painters book 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.

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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.

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[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).

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London, Thames & Hudson, Set includes Lives of the Painters, Sculptors and Architects, vol 1 & 2. Regarded as a classic history of art since publication in its final form inVasari's monumental work is, as Kenneth Clark has said, 'not only an indispensable source book, but the most vivid, entertaining and convincing picture of Italian art at its great period.'Format: Hardcover.

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By now, in his thirties, Vasari was a highly successful painter and when his Lives were published they were received enthusiastically. He returned to Florence in to serve Duke Cosimo who appointed him architect of the Palazzo Vecchio.

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. Lives of the most eminent painters, sculptors, VOL Vasari, Giorgio, View full catalog record. The lives of the painters by Canaday, John; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, Modern Painting, Painters, Biographies, Peintres.

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