The Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci

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In this classic, engrossing text a distinguished historian explores the mind and manifold interests of the greatest personality of the Renaissance. In colorful, evocative prose Edward McCurdy shows that in music, engineering, and even experimental aviation da Vinci was no more the amateur than in the sculpture and painting for which he is famed. First published in 1928, The Mind of Leonardo da Vinci is still widely considered one of the best introductions to the extraordinary versatility of the great Renaissance...
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In this classic, engrossing text a distinguished historian explores the mind and manifold interests of the greatest personality of the Renaissance. In colorful, evocative prose Edward McCurdy shows that in music, engineering, and even experimental aviation da Vinci was no more the amateur than in the sculpture and painting for which he is famed. First published in 1928, The Mind of Leonardo da Vinci is still widely considered one of the best introductions to the extraordinary versatility of the great Renaissance genius.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486441429
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 11/24/2011
  • Series: Dover Fine Art, History of Art Series
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 5.36 (w) x 8.44 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

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Foreword
List of Illustrations
Part One Florence to 1483
  Milan 1483-1499
  Venice and Florence 1500
  The Romagna
  Tuscany
  Florence 1503-1506
  Milan 1506-1513
  Rome
  France
Part Two The Manuscripts
  Belief
  Travels
  Aviation
Part Three Painting
  Sculpture
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