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Cast, David, 1942-
The delight of art : Giorgio Vasari and the traditions of humanist discourse / David Cast
Alternate Title Giorgio Vasari and the traditions of humanist discourse
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  N72.S6 C275 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Vasari, Giorgio, 1511-1574. Vite de' piĆ¹ eccellenti pittori, scultori et architettori
Subject(s) Art and society -- Europe
Art appreciation -- Europe
Art, Renaissance
Humanism in art
Physical Description xx, 230 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-226) and index
Summary "A study based on the text, the Lives of the Artists, by Giorgio Vasari. Discusses how the visual arts in the Renaissance were an occasion for delight or pleasure. Argues that such an attention was encouraged by certain social and intellectual practices"--Provided by publisher

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