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date: 21 July 2019

Vasari, Giorgio 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists
Author(s):

Ian Chilvers

(b Arezzo, 30 July 1511; d Florence, 27 June 1574).Italian painter, architect, and writer, active mainly in Florence and Rome. In his day he was a leading painter, architect, and artistic impresario, but his activities in these fields have been totally overshadowed by his role as the most important of all artistic biographers. His great book, generally referred to as ... ...

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