Leonardo Da Vinci in His Own Words

Leonardo Da Vinci in His Own Words

by William Wray
     
 

This beautiful collection of writing and illustrations from Leonardo da Vinci's personal notebooks offers an intimate look at Leonardo: the man, the artist, and the thinker.

His stimulating and thought-provoking words illuminate both his brilliant mind and his artistic talent, covering a lifetime's array of topics, including: Painter and painting, The seeing eye,

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This beautiful collection of writing and illustrations from Leonardo da Vinci's personal notebooks offers an intimate look at Leonardo: the man, the artist, and the thinker.

His stimulating and thought-provoking words illuminate both his brilliant mind and his artistic talent, covering a lifetime's array of topics, including: Painter and painting, The seeing eye, Botany for painters, Perspective, Reason and observation, Intimate knowledge, The four elements, The sun, Inventions, Flight, Harmony, Love, Symbolism, Reflections on life.

A vibrant selection of da Vinci's brilliant paintings, sketches, drawings, and diagrams illuminate the master's words. Taken all together, these show the full breadth of the great man's genius.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517225967
Publisher:
Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/02/2005
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.41(w) x 9.37(h) x 0.76(d)

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