About Giorgio Vasari

Giorgio Vasari, the man who coined the term "Renaissance" was a contemporary of many Renaissance artists. He used his knowledge of the lives and works of the various artists he knew or knew of and published his famous book "The Lives of the Artists." That book is the source material for this website. If you prefer to read in a traditional format you can find a paperback copy for a discounted priced at Amazon.com.

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Index of Artists