Vasari, as Hall recounts, rarely mentions individual drawings when recounting the lives of the great artists.
Vasari was a painter, architect, and friend of Michelangelo.
Not that even Sandro was able, according to Vasari's report, to conduct the entire design himself.
Vasari is continually praising his compatriots for painting "like the life."
The real fact was, Elizabeth, that I did not altogether believe Vasari's story.
Of the Sebastian, Vasari says very much the same as Reynolds.
Yet I should not here pronounce it such, as Vasari is not only wholly silent as to his school, but omits even his name.
The poet makes him learn of Lippi, not, as Vasari states, Lippi of him.
How the same saint caused an ill-famed wood near Arezzo to be cut down, is told in Vasari, iii.
As used by Vasari, it may be taken to denote about 23 inches.