Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 1

Unabridged Audiobook

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Narrated By: LibriVox Volunteers

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2016

Duration: 8 hours 43 minutes

Summary:

The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite delle piĆ¹ eccellenti pittori, scultori, ed architettori, as it was originally known in Italian, is a series of artist biographies written by 16th century Italian painter and architect Giorgio Vasari, which is considered "perhaps the most famous, and even today the most- read work of the older literature of art", "some of the Italian Renaissance's most influential writing on art", and "one of the founding texts in art history".

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