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 (və-zär′ē, -sär′ē, vä-zä′rē), Giorgio 1511-1574.
Italian painter, architect, and art historian who wrote Lives of the Most Eminent Italian Architects, Painters, and Sculptors (1550), a history of Renaissance art.
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(vəˈsɑːrɪ; Italian vaˈzaːri)
(Biography) Giorgio (ˈdʒordʒo). 1511–74, Italian architect, painter, and art historian, noted for his Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Architects, Painters, and Sculptors (1550; 1568), a principal source for the history of Italian Renaissance art
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(vəˈzɑr i, -ˈsɑr i)

Giorgio, 1511–74, Italian painter, architect, and art historian.
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Vasari would ask my grandfather to come in and offer him a chair at the kitchen table.
On one hand, it revisits the Vasari debate of Giotto's "new" approach to nature or naturalism; on the other, he investigates, in the light of modern scholarship, Giotto's innovation and departure from convention.
Vasari was a competent painter and architect whose gifts as an organizer made him invaluable to the Medici court.
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But two minutes after half-time Vasari atoned for his error and blasted Lecce back into the game.
Giorgia Vasari: I am Vasari, the biographer of the great Michelangelo.
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Vasari looked a bit green at the finish on his debut, but the experience should stand him in good stead for the Slug And Lettuce Christmas Party EBF Maiden Stakes.
I argue that this challenge to the reader's imagination utilizes Giorgio Vasari's theoretical framework and, by extension, the book of Genesis, in a way that provokes a series of theological and aesthetic questions that have serious consequences for our understanding of Cervantes's literary project.
The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art, by Ingrid Rowland and Noah Charney.
"Vasari is inspired by my favourite artist Giorgio Vasari, the Italian painter.