Skip to main content

Lives of the most eminent painters: PB 205-2003

Object information

Awaiting location update


Lives of the most eminent painters


Author: Vasari, Giorgio, the younger
Editor: Lavin, Marilyn Aronberg
Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Printer: Stamperia Valdónega
Designer: Mardersteig, Giovanni



By Giorgio Vasari , illustrated with the work of the masters ; selected, edited and introduced by Marilyn Aronberg Lavin. Translated by Mrs. Jonathan Foster.

2 v. (xvii,344;386 p) ; 30 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Verona

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1966


"Fifteen hundred copies of this edition were designed by Giovanni Mardersteig and printed by him at the Stamperia Valdonega in Verona ..."--Colophon Museum has copy number "J. D." signed by Mardersteig. Issued in marbled paper slipcase. Volumes in grey dust jackets.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 205-2003
Primary reference Number: 95560
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 August 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Lives of the most eminent painters" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-05-28 18:56:51

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Lives of the most eminent painters |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-28 18:56:51|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...