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Giorgio Vasari

Italian painter, architect, writer and historian

1511   -   1574

movement: Renaissance
country of citizenship: Italy
language of expression: Italian
occupation: painter, architect, art historian, writer, biographer
award received: Order of the Golden Spur
position held: court painter
student of: Guillaume de Marcillat

Giorgio Vasari (, also US: , Italian: [ˈdʒordʒo vaˈzaːri]; 30 July 1511 – 27 June 1574) was an Italian painter, architect, writer, and historian, most famous today for his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, considered the ideological foundation of art-historical writing. He was also the first to use the term "Renaissance" in print.
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