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Giorgio Vasari1511 — 1574

The first art historian

The first art historian

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Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

1296-1436
Temptations of St Jerome

Temptations of St Jerome

1541
Six Tuscan Poets

Six Tuscan Poets

1544
The Lives of the Artists

The Lives of the Artists — The first encyclopedia of artists

1550
Jacob's Dream

Jacob's Dream

1557-1558
Apotheosis of Cosimo I

Apotheosis of Cosimo I

1563-1565
The Garden of Gethsemane

The Garden of Gethsemane

1570
The Last Judgement

The Last Judgement

1572-1579
1501
A butcher's son swept off his feet by a renaissance master.
Agnolo Bronzino
Inventor of Curb Appeal, Master of the Facade
Andrea Palladio
Giorgio Vasari
The peasant life is the humanist ideal
Pieter Bruegel the Elder
Why take art so seriously?
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
1600

The artists of Italian Renaissance