Giorgio Vasari
Italian, 1511-1574
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Giorgio Vasari
Italian, 1511-1574
551 followers
Collected by a major museum
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Exhibitions (2)
Exhibitions
2015
European Old Masters and the Art of New Spain,
Museo Soumaya
2013
Old Master Drawings,
Christie's Old Masters

Giorgio Vasari is best remembered for writing one of the first and most influential art historical …

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Giorgio Vasari is best remembered for writing one of the first and most influential art historical tomes, Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, Architects (1550), composed of artist biographies ranging from Classical antiquity through the Renaissance. He had a profound adoration for his friend Michelangelo, …

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