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

The Lives of the Artists (Oxford World's Classics) Author Giorgio Vasari
ISBN-10 0199537194
ISBN-13 9780199537198
Year 2008-12-15
Pages 616
Language English
Publisher Oxford University Press
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These biographies of the great quattrocento artists have long been considered among the most important of contemporary sources on Italian Renaissance art Vasari who invented the term Renaissance was the first to outline the influential theory of Renaissance art that traces a progression through Giotto Brunelleschi and finally the titanic figures of Michaelangelo Da Vinci and Raphael This new translation specially commissioned for the Oxford World s Classics series contains thirty six of the most important lives Fully annotated and with a brand new package Lives of the Artists is an invaluable classic to add to your collection About the Series For over 100 years Oxford World s Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxford s commitment to scholarship providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features including expert introductions by leading authorities voluminous notes to clarify the text up to date bibliographies for further study and much more

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