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1 Lives of Fra Giocondo, Liberale, and Other Craftsmen of Verona, part 1  elsieselwyn Life of Fra Giocondo. Please read from the beginning up to "Finally, being very old, he died, but precisely at what time and in what place this happened, and consequently where he was buried, is not known." Two verses in Latin. 3365 words 19:42 Listen PL OK
2 Lives of Fra Giocondo, Liberale, and Other Craftsmen of Verona, part 2  elsieselwyn Lives of Liberale and Giovan Francesco Carotto. Please read from "Even as it is true that the city of Verona is very similar to Florence in situation, manners, and other respects," to "Giovan Francesco was buried in the Madonna dell' Organo, in the Chapel of S. Niccolò, which he himself had adorned with his paintings." 4453 words. 25:20 Listen PL OK
3 Lives of Fra Giocondo, Liberale, and Other Craftsmen of Verona, part 3  elsieselwyn Lives of Giovanni Caroto, Il Moro and his disciples. Please read from "Giovanni Caroto, brother of Giovan Francesco, although he followed the manner of the latter" to "wishing to become in the art of painting as true an Orlando as once was that great Paladin of France.". 3031 words 17:34 Listen PL OK
4 Lives of Fra Giocondo, Liberale, and Other Craftsmen of Verona, part 4  elsieselwyn Lives of Francesco Monsignorini and Paolo Cavazzuola. Please read from "In Verona, where an extraordinary degree of attention has been given to design ever since the death of Fra Giocondo" to "He was buried in S. Paolo, after making himself immortal by the beautiful works that he left behind him.". 5808 words 29:58 Listen PL OK
5 Lives of Fra Giocondo, Liberale, and Other Craftsmen of Verona, part 5  elsieselwyn Lives of Giovan Maria, Francesco dai Libri, Girolamo dai Libri. Please read from "Stefano Veronese, a very rare painter in his day, as has been related," to the end of the chapter. 5292 words. 27:46 Listen PL OK
6 Life of Francesco Granacci (Il Granaccio), Painter of Florence  MorganScorpion Three verses in Italian. An inscription in Latin: LEONI X (DECIMO) PONTIFICI MAXIMO FIDEI CULTORI.1714 words 11:44 Listen PL OK
7 Life of Baccio D' Agnolo, Architect of Florence  niobium 3229 words 19:09 Listen PL OK
8 Lives of Valerio Vicentino, Giovanni Da Castel Bolognese, Matteo Dal Nassaro of Verona, and Other Excellent Engravers of Cameos and Gems  MorganScorpion 5336 words 33:42 Listen PL OK
9 Lives of Marc' Antonio Bolognese and of Other Engravers of Prints, part 1  PhyllisV Engraving in Flanders, Albrecht Dürer. PLease read from the beginning of the chapter up to "This work began with the Sin of Adam and the scene of the Angel expelling him from Paradise, and continued down to the Descent of the Holy Spirit.". 17:49 Listen PL OK
10 Lives of Marc' Antonio Bolognese and of Other Engravers of Prints, part 2  PhyllisV First part of Life of Marc'Antonio. Read from "Marc' Antonio, having considered what honour and profit might be acquired by one who should apply himself to that art in Italy" up to "And after many other works in chiaroscuro, he executed in the same manner a Venus, with many Loves playing about her.". 4563 words 38:23 Listen PL OK
11 Lives of Marc' Antonio Bolognese and of Other Engravers of Prints, part 3  PhyllisV Second part of Life of Marc'Antonio. Please read from "Now since, as I have said, he was a painter, I must not omit to tell that he painted in oils, without using a brush," up to the end of the chapter. 5434 words 46:00 Listen PL OK
12 Life of Antonio Da San Gallo (The Younger), Architect of Florence, part 1  MorganScorpion Please read from the beginning up to "nor was there ever among the moderns any architect more cautious or more skilful in joining walls." 3152 words. 20:50 Listen PL OK
13 Life of Antonio Da San Gallo (The Younger), Architect of Florence, part 2  MorganScorpion Please read from "In the time of Pope Paul II, the Church of the Madonna of Loreto, which was small" up to the end of the chapter. One epitaph in Latin. 4254 words. 28:45 - volume Listen PL OK
14 Life of Giulio Romano, Painter, part 1  MorganScorpion Please read from the neginning up to "then resolved to have the whole of that building reconstructed in the form of a great palace.". 3980 words Claimed March 27 PL notes p10 Listen See PL notes
15 Life of Giulio Romano, Painter, part 2  MorganScorpion Please read from "Thereupon Giulio made a very beautiful model, all of rustic work both without and within the courtyard," to the end. One epitaph in Latin. 6227 words. Claimed March 27 Assigned
16 Life of Fra Sebastiano Viniziano Del Piombo, Painter  lubee930 5447 words 47:22 Listen PL OK
17 Life of Perino Del Vaga, Painter of Florence, part 1  mspinozzi Please read from the beginning up to "if he wished to save his life, it became expedient for him to make up his mind to depart.". 27:18 Listen PL OK
18 Life of Perino Del Vaga, Painter of Florence, part 2  ymdht Please read from "There was in the city of Rome at that time the goldsmith Piloto, who was much the friend and intimate companion of Perino", up to "were finished many years afterwards by order of M. Sebastiano della Seta, the Warden of the Duomo in those days.". 5418 words Claimed May 7 Assigned
19 Life of Perino Del Vaga, Painter of Florence, part 3  Agrippa Please read from "At that time Perino returned from Genoa to Pisa, and, having seen that beginning" to the end of the chapter. Epitaph in Latin 4741 words 29:53. PL notes p10 Listen See PL notes
20 Giorgio Vasari to the Craftsmen in Design  IstXA 1097 words 08:59 Listen PL OK
21 Life of Domenico Beccafumi of Siena, Painter and Master of Casting  DickBD 6775 words 44:46. Pickup located at the end of section. Listen See PL notes
22 Life of Giovanni Antonio Lappoli, Painter of Arezzo  DickBD 4179 words Claimed May 9 Assigned
23 Life of Niccolò Soggi, Painter  DickBD 4451 words Claimed May 9 Assigned