Essays Tagged: "Pietro Perugino"

Book review of the life of Giorgio Vasari's Life of the artists translated by George Bull

Giorgio VasariLives of the Artists translated by George BullLife of Pietro Perugino."How Beneficial poverty may sometimes be to the talented people and great its power ... wer to make them perfect or outstanding in one capacity or another." (BULL 86)So begins the life of Pietro Perugino born Pietro di Cristoforo Vanucci as written by Vasari. In fact he dedicates the nex ... r report, Perugino was born in Perugia by a poor person. However records show this to be incorrect. Pietro was born into a wealthy family from the Citta del Pieve a small town in the territory of Peru ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Book review of Pintoricchio in The lives of the artists : a selection / Giorgio Vasari; translated by George Bull. Harmondsworth : Penguin Books, 1965 Bernardino Pintoricchio

pression that Pintoricchio's success was only achieved through the collaboration of others, such as Pietro Perugino and Raphael. It is with Perugino that one can start to have doubts of Vasari's knowl ... asari's knowledge. He writes that Pintoricchio worked on many things in his youth with his 'master' Pietro of Perugia. To have a master would usually mean to have been an apprentice under him and work ...

(6 pages) 37 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Document Analysis The Marriage of the Virgin 1500-1504 Oil on round headed panel 170x121cm Pinacoteca di Brera , Milan Raffaello Sanzio, known as Raphael

he Marriage of the Virgin as a document analysis because I want to contrast this work with works of Perugino, especially Christ giving the Keys to St Peter (1481-1482) and also The Marriage of the Vir ... la 8) for the chapel of St Joseph in the Church of San Francesco. In comparison to the two works of Perugino the similarities are easily recognised. However although we can date Perugino's earlier wor ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists