THE COLLECTOR OF LIVES: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art
It was through Giorgio Vasari's (1511-1574) visionary writings that artists like Raphael, Leonardo, and Michelangelo came to be regarded as great masters of life as well as art--their creative genius celebrated as a divine gift. This vivid biography shows the great works of Western art taking shape under Vasari's keen eye, revealing how one Renaissance scholar redefined how we look at art. Color illus.
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