Leonardo: Masters of Art

Leonardo: Masters of Art

by Milena Magnano
     
 

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This generously illustrated volume on the work of Leonardo da Vinci makes the world's greatest art accessible to readers of every level of appreciation. Although less than twenty of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings are known to exist today, some of them-the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, along with his drawing of the Vitruvian man-are among the most identifiable,… See more details below

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This generously illustrated volume on the work of Leonardo da Vinci makes the world's greatest art accessible to readers of every level of appreciation. Although less than twenty of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings are known to exist today, some of them-the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, along with his drawing of the Vitruvian man-are among the most identifiable, reproduced, and popular works in the world. This monograph explores Leonardo as not just a painter but also a scientist, naturalist, architect, and engineer, showing how the artist's oeuvre reflected his boundless curiousity and imagination.

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ISBN-13:
9783791346588
Publisher:
Prestel Publishing
Publication date:
04/16/2012
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
715,547
Product dimensions:
6.74(w) x 8.06(h) x 0.56(d)

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