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    • The Lives of the Artists

    • By: Giorgio Vasari
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    An Italian Mannerist architect and painter, Giorgio Vasari was acquainted with many of the most famous artists of his day. He is best-known today for his biographies of artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian and Giotto. This recording is read with clarity and authority by Neville Jason.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent if the music was removed.

    • By MistyKat on 01-17-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Lives of the Artists, Volume One

    • By: Giorgio Vasari
    • Narrated by: Nadia May
    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Georgio Vasari's original vision of the arts was to see the artist as divinely inspired. He describes the lives of 45 artists, including Giotto, Brunelleschi, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, and Titian, with striking immediacy conveyed through character sketches, anecdotes, and detailed recording of conversations.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interest to the artist, as well as the historian

    • By Gregory on 01-30-11

    Regular price: $31.47