Giorgio Vasari Quotes

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Born: July 30, 1511, Arezzo, Italy
Birth Country: Italy
Died: Florence, Italy, June 27, 1574
Occupation: Artist, Author, Historian, Painter, Architect

1.
Art owes its origin to Nature herself... this beautiful creation, the world, supplied the first model, while the original teacher was that divine intelligence which has not only made us superior to the other animals, but like God Himself, if I may venture to say it.
- Giorgio Vasari

2.
Men of genius sometimes accomplish most when they work the least, for they are thinking out inventions and forming in their minds the perfect idea that they subsequently express with their hands.
- Giorgio Vasari

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