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Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects

Vol. 4, Filippino Lippi to Domenico Puligo

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Author: Giorgio Vasari
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 95,578 / 280 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.5
LoC Categories: CT, N
Downloads: 1,699
Added to site: 2009.03.28
mnybks.net#: 23780
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Biography, Art, History
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of the said Cardinal Olivieri Caraffa, Bishop of Ostia, who was buried in this chapel in the year 1511, and afterwards removed to the Piscopio in Naples.

[Illustration: THE LIBERATION OF S. PETER

(After the fresco by =Filippo Lippi (Filippino)=. Florence: S. Maria del Carmine)

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Having returned to Florence, Filippo undertook to paint at his leisure the Chapel of the elder Filippo Strozzi in S. Maria Novella, and he actually began it; but, having finished the ceiling, he was compelled to return to Rome, where he wrought a tomb with stucco-work for the said Cardinal, and decorated with gesso a little chapel beside that tomb in a part of the same Church of the Minerva, together with certain figures, some of which were executed by his disciple, Raffaellino del Garbo. The chapel described above was valued by Maestro Lanzilago of Padua and by the Roman Antonio, known as Antoniasso, two of the best painters that were then in Rome, at 2,000 ducats of gold, withou

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