Masters of Art: Leonardo Da Vinci: Artist, Inventor and Scientist of the Renaissance

Masters of Art: Leonardo Da Vinci: Artist, Inventor and Scientist of the Renaissance

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Overview

Leonardo da Vinci has become the definition of the "Rennaissance man." His accomplishments in painting and sculpture, music and mathematics, and engineering and architecture have endured for centuries. The Renaissance was a watershed for European artisitc and scientific accomplishment and da Vinci led the way. He exemplified a new perspective, seeking to explore and control the forces of nature, and to extend the frontiers of human knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780872266407
Publisher: School Specialty Publishing
Publication date: 10/01/1900
Series: Masters of Art Series
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Contemporaries4
Vinci6
Florence8
The Renaissance10
Perspective12
Verrocchio's Workshop14
Painting16
The Annunciation18
Machines20
Bronze Casting22
The Equestrian Monument24
The Adoration of the Magi26
The Medicis28
Milan30
The Virgin of the Rocks32
Architecture34
Anatomy36
Portraits38
Mathematics40
The Last Supper42
Viewing the Painting44
War46
Rivalry with Michelangelo48
The Mona Lisa50
Hydraulics52
Saint Anne54
Flight56
Mechanics58
France60
Key Dates; Leonardo's Notebooks62
List of Works Included63
Index64

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