Borghini, Raffaele

Full Name: 
Borghini, Raffaele
Date Born: 
1537
Date Died: 
1588
Place Born: 
Florence, Italy
Place Died: 
Florence, Italy
Home Country: 
Italy
Gender: 
male
Overview: 

Wrote the celebrated, Il riposo di Raffaele Borghini in cui della pittura e della scultura si favella, de' più famose opere loro si fa menzione, e le cose principali appartenenti a dette arti s' insegnano in 1584. The fourth section contains important information on the artistic and cultural world of Florence. Borghini relied mainly on Vasari, and is considered Vasari's successor.