Browsing Category: Georgio Vasari

  • Properzia de’ Rossi (1490-1530)

    Of the 35 renaissance artists to feature in this copy of Giorgio Vasari’s The Lives of the Artists, there is only one woman. And it is a surprise half way through Book III to discover even one. This was Properzia de’ Rossi and the three pages dedicated to her life are among the most engaging …

    May 3, 2011