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Ceiling Decoration, Palazzo Vecchio

Title: Ceiling Decoration, Palazzo Vecchio

Creator: Giorgio Vasari

Date: 1560

Materials/Technique: fresco

Repository: Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

Description: Commissioned by the Medici family, this large work by Vasari contains many types of religious and pagan imagery customized towards Florentine events and the artist featured individual portraits of the four humors (Oxford Art n.d.). 233 more words

Giorgio Vasari

Florence: Ponte Vecchio

The oldest bridge in Florence, crossing the river Arno, is the Ponte Vecchio. The bridge was constructed of stone in 1345 and features three segmental arches. 105 more words

Italy: Florence

Giorgio Vasari, author

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In his Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, Giorgio Vasari (born July 30, 1511) wrote artistic biographies and essentially created the first book of art history. 177 more words