The Painter's Secret: Invention and Rivalry from Vasari to Balzac

Gotlieb, Marc
September 2002
Art Bulletin;Sep2002, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p469
Academic Journal
Explores problems of secrecy, exchange and rivalry in artistic biography from the renaissance to the nineteenth century. Insights into the larger intellectual project of Giorgio Vasari; Role of technical procedures in artistic creation; Impact of the rise of oil painting on Western art.


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