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Ludovisi Battle sarcophagus (250-260 CE), with battle between Roman soldiers and barbarians. When individual reminiscences of art and artists have long been written and read (see Lorenzo Ghiberti Commentarii, for the best early instance), eight it was Giorgio Vasari, the Tuscan painter, sculptor and author of the Lives of the Painters , who wrote the first true history of art. I wore this wacky apron and the children developed guitars and rocked their way via the history of art. The year I made the Art History Wall, our theme was Rockin’ Thru Art History.