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'Lives of the Artists' , Four Complete Volumes, Giorgio Vasari, Florence 1568

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4 volumes of "Lives of the excellent painters, sculptors and architects" written by Giorgio Vasari Pit. et Archit. Aretino with their portraits et with and new lives from 1550 to 1567. THE MOST EXCELLENT LIVES PAINTERS, SCULPTORS, AND ARCHITECTORS. WRITTEN BY M. GIORGIO VASARI PAINTER AND ARETITET ARETINO, OF NUOUO FROM THE SAME MANUFACTURER ET EXPANDED WITH THEIR PORTRAITS AND ET WITH THE ADDITION OF THE LIVES DE ’VIUI, & DE’ DEAD FROM THE YEAR OF MDL INFINO AL MDLXVII Florence, Giunti, 1568. In 4th. Titles within a rich architectural border at each volume, the first depicts the Last Judgment which returns at the end of the third volume, in the following the arms of the Medici, portrait of the author, 144 portraits in xylography of artists in medallion from drawings by Vasari and his pupils, portrait of Giulio Genga in vol. III with cardboard applied to correct the text, present the small eye before Beccafumi's life in the third volume, blooms, traces of abrasion on the frontispiece of an ancient handwritten possession note with delicate restoration, 18th century rigid parchment with spine title on red wedge and blue cuts. Specimen from the library of Giuseppe Martini, with his ex libris to the counterparts. 1568

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  • Creator
    Ruffo Giuntini (Author)
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1568
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    H 9.45 in. x W 3.15 in. x D 6.3 in.H 24 cm x W 8 cm x D 16 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Sold As
    Set of 4
  • Reference Number
    LU2423315687121
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