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A Treatise on Painting by Leonardo Da Vinci

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1897. With a life of Leonardo and an account of his works by John William Brown. Leonardo da Vinci was a Florentine artist and one of the great masters of the High Renaissance. His most famous work is the Mona Lisa. He was also celebrated as a painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist. His profound love of knowledge and research was the keynote of both his artistic and scientific endeavors. His innovations in the field of painting influenced the course of Italian art for more than a century after his ...
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1897. With a life of Leonardo and an account of his works by John William Brown. Leonardo da Vinci was a Florentine artist and one of the great masters of the High Renaissance. His most famous work is the Mona Lisa. He was also celebrated as a painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist. His profound love of knowledge and research was the keynote of both his artistic and scientific endeavors. His innovations in the field of painting influenced the course of Italian art for more than a century after his death, and his scientific studies- particularly in the fields of anatomy, optics, and hydraulics-anticipated many of the developments of modern science. Evidence indicates that Leonardo had apprentices and pupils in Milan, for whom he probably wrote the various texts that are compiled into Treatise on Painting. Contents: The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci; Drawing-Proportion; Invention or Composition; Light and Shadow; Colors and Coloring; and Miscellaneous Observations.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781162730431
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/10/2010
  • Pages: 338
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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