Giorgio Vasari - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Giorgio Vasari

Place: Arezzo

Born: 1511

Death: 1574

Nationality: Italy


Giorgio Vasari (Italian: [ˈdʒordʒo vaˈzari] 30 July 1511 – 27 June 1574) was an Italian painter, writer, historian, and architect, who is famous today for his biographies of Renaissance artists, considered the ideological foundation of art-historical writing. Vasari was born in Arezzo, Tuscany. Recommended at an early age by his cousin Luca Signor...