Giorgio Vasari Art Historian of the 15th Century

Click here to go to the Italian version of this blog post. Giorgio Vasari painting by Andrea del Sarto Vasari was a Painter, Architect, Engineer, Writer, Historian, but he became mostly known for his book on the lives and works of excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects contemporary in his lifetime. Vasari was born in Arezzo, … Continue reading Giorgio Vasari Art Historian of the 15th Century

Now I know why and when the painting became known as ‘MADONNA OF DIVINE LOVE’

Click here to go to the Italian version at the bottom of the page. This is the story of the famous book “Le Vite” written by Giorgio Vasari. Cardinal Alessandro Farnese convinced him to write it, and it's why the Raffaello painting, from that time, became known as the “Madonna of Divine Love” Who was … Continue reading Now I know why and when the painting became known as ‘MADONNA OF DIVINE LOVE’

When the Sacred Family by Raffaello painting became known as the “Madonna of Divine Love”?

I was never able to find anything in writing, suggested or reason, why or when the title Sacred Family was changed. I only read on history books that the 1514 painting on canvas, viewed and described by Vasari, on his book of 1544, became the only information, and was repeated by all the historian on … Continue reading When the Sacred Family by Raffaello painting became known as the “Madonna of Divine Love”?