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VASARI, Giorgio
Le Vite de' piu eccellenti Pittori, Scultori et Architettori, Scritte, & di Nuovo Ampliate da M. Giorgio Vasari Pit. et Archit. Aretino. Co' ritratti loro et con le nuove vite dal 1550 insino al 1567
Bernardo Giunta, Firenze, 1568. ______ Format : 3 volumes in-4. Collation : (65), 529, (1) / (40), 370, (2) / (84), pp. 371-1012, (4) pp. Reliure : Vélin. (Reliure du XVIIIe.). ____ Seconde édition, la première illustrée : un portrait de Vasari et 144 portraits d'artistes en médaillon. Il s'agit de l'édition définitive, revue et augmentée de plusieurs vies d'artiste, notamment des vénitiens, absents de la première de 1550. "Les vies des meilleurs peintres, sculpteurs et architectes" est l'ouvrage fondateur de l'Histoire de l'art. On y trouve pour la première fois imprimé le mot "Renaissance". Pagination erratique avec de nombreux sauts de pages. Rousseurs peu importantes, marge du dernier feuillet du premier et du dernier tome restaurée. Bon exemplaire. *-------* Second edition, the first illustrated. One portrait of Vasari and 144 woodcuts portraits of artists. This is the definitive edition, partly rewritten and much enlarged with the addition of some lives of artists, notably those from Venice, who were absent of the first edition of 1550. The "Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors and Architects" is the founding work of Art History. Vasari was the first to use the term "Renaissance" in print. Cancel slip on folio Rrr4, part III, and two manuscript corrections (TT3r, vol. 1 and YYyyy3r, part3), as described by Mortimer. Mortimer describe two issues of this edition, without priority, varying in the placement of the allegorical woodcut on the title page or on the verso of the title leaf. In this copy, the block showing the awkening of the souls of the dead artist … [Click Below for Full Description]
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