The name Giorgio Vasari is important in art history because of his

A. significance as the first true Renaissance man.
B. contributions to Vatican architecture.
C. biographies of Renaissance artists.
D. use of oil paint in place of egg-tempera.

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  • Answer:

    Option: C. biographies of Renaissance artists.


    Giorgio Vasari played a significant role during the Renaissance period because of his writing bibliographies of Renaissance artists. Giorgio Vasari was an Italian painter and architect. His bibliographies of famous artists helped in understanding the techniques and style of each of the artists. The work of Vasari is considered to be pure classic and the first work of art historian who put all the information together.