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Vasari, Giorgio

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00188701
Vasari, Giorgio

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 30 July 1511, in Arezzo; died 27 June 1574, in Florence.

Painter, draughtsman. Historical subjects, religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, architectural views.

Giorgio Vasari is known as both an architect and a writer. He wrote Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects...

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Subjects: Painting ; Architecture ; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400) ; Religious Art ; Christian Art

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