Vasari’s Life of Raphael

Posted by: on Nov 15, 2020 | No Comments

‘This illustrated stand-alone edition of Vasari’s Life of Raphael offers a new translation of this rich and remarkable life, elegantly rendering Vasari’s literary text in modern terms. A work of authoritative skill and precision, this new translation preserves Vasari’s exciting narrative, alongside beautifully reproduced color illustrations. Editors Paul Joannides and Rick Scorza bring together the original and expanded Italian editions from 1550 and 1568 with succinct commentary drawing upon their expert knowledge of Raphael’s career. This fascinating and accessible read is published in the five hundredth anniversary year of Raphael’s death’ 

(Thames & Hudson press release; https://thamesandhudsonusa.com/books/the-life-of-raphael-hardcover)

In this collaboration with Paul Joannides, Rick was responsible for the Preface and Translation of Vasari’s biography of Raphael, and Paul for the Introduction and the accompanying Commentary

Review of Florian Härb, ‘The Drawings of Giorgio Vasari (1511-1574)’
‘Coronae per coronas currunt: the Louvre ‘Baldinucci Sketchbook’ and a drawing attributed to Giovan Battista Naldini’

‘Coronae per coronas currunt: the Louvre ‘Baldinucci Sketchbook’ and a drawing attributed to Giovan Battista Naldini’

Posted by: on Feb 19, 2014 | No Comments

Forthcoming in ‘ArtItalies’, published by the Association des Historiens de l’Art Italien.

Perino del Vaga: A New Drawing for St Peter’s Basilica

Perino del Vaga: A New Drawing for St Peter’s Basilica

Posted by: on Feb 19, 2014 | No Comments

More details to be announced soon.