Brunelleschi in Giorgio Vasaris Lives of the Artists Read the chapter on Brunelleschi in Giorgio Vasari’s Lives of the Artists (volume 1). You can find this volume in most public libraries. Respond: What did you learn about Brunelleschi?
How, in Vasari’s words, did Brunelleschi father the Renaissance style of architecture? What, specifically, did Brunelleshi do that was so different from previous architects? (1.5 to 2 typed
pages). In his Lives of the Artists of the Italian Renaissance, Vasari demonstrated a literary talent that outshone even his outstanding abilities as a painter and architect.