Lives of the most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects

Vol. 7, Tribolo to Il Sodoma

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Author: Giorgio Vasari
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 97,100 / 281 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 1.3
LoC Categories: CT, N
Downloads: 1,107
Added to site: 2010.04.01
mnybks.net#: 27208
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Biography, Art
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ch perfection, that it well deserved, after being sent to France together with other works, to be held very dear by the King, and to be placed, as a rare thing, in Fontainebleau.

Afterwards, in the year 1529, when preparations were being made for the war against Florence and the siege, Pope Clement VII, wishing to study the exact site of the city and to consider in what manner and in what places his forces could be distributed to the best advantage, ordained that a plan of the city should be made secretly, with all the country for a mile around it--the hills, mountains, rivers, rocks, houses, churches, and other things, and also the squares and streets within, together with the walls and bastions surrounding it, and the other defences. The charge of all this was given to Benvenuto di Lorenzo della Volpaia, an able maker of clocks and quadrants and a very fine astrologer, but above all a most excellent master in taking ground-plans. This Benvenuto chose Tribolo as his companion, and that with great judg

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