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By Giorgio Vasari, Peter Bondanella

Those biographies of the good quattrocento artists have lengthy been thought of one of the most crucial of latest resources on Italian Renaissance artwork. Vasari, who invented the time period "Renaissance," used to be the 1st to stipulate the influential concept of Renaissance artwork that lines a development via Giotto, Brunelleschi, and eventually the big figures of Michaelangelo, Da Vinci, and Raphael.

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