A look at the Preface to the Third Part of his book: The Lives of the most eminent painters, sculptors & architects.

In the preface to the third part by Giorgio Vasari, he writes about the Renaissance greats like Michel Angelo which he considered the arts Messiah, Leonardo, and Rafael in Vasari’s perspective were great but flawed. The Third Part jumps into Vasari’s own time period of the 16th Century and gives him the opportunity to write about his own counterparts. With this book, he created the concept of Art History and the modern notion of the Artists and their…

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