The notebooks of leonardo da vinci
'Isaacson's scholarship is impressive-he cites not only primary sources but secondary materials by art critics, essayists, and da Vinci's other biographers. This is a monumental tribute to a titanic figure.' - Publisher's Weekly 'To read this magnificent biography of Leonardo da Vinci is to take a tour through the life and works of one of the most extraordinary human beings of all time in the company of the most engaging, informed, and insightful guide imaginable.
Da Vinci in detail: Leonardo's life and work all pictures, all drawings! One of the most fully achieved human beings who has ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci(1452 1519) is recognized the world over as a figure ofinfinite curiosity, feverish imagination and sublime artistic ability.Thisupdated editionof our XL title provides themost comprehensive survey of the life and work of this master painter, sculptor, architect, scientist, and inventor. Itscatalogue raisonneof Leonardo s paintings covers both...
Inventor, painter, sculptor, scientist, architect, and engineer Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was nothing short of a quintessential Renaissance genius. No other artist of his generation has left behind such an extensive, authentic, and innovative oeuvre-yet Leonardo remains the most enigmatic of them all.
The deftness of da vinci. The drawings of Art History's master genius.
Leonardo da Vinci lived an itinerant life. Throughout his career - from its beginnings in the creative maelstrom of fifteenth-century Florence to his role as genius in residence at the court of the king of France - Leonardo created a kind of private universe for himself and his work.
Leonardo da Vinci was a revolutionary thinker, artist and inventor who has been written about and celebrated for centuries. Lesser known, however, is his revolutionary and empowering portrayal of the modern female, centuries before the first women's liberation movements.
Did you know the woolly mammoths were still around when the Egyptians built their pyramids? Or that Leonardo Da Vinci lived at the same time as Henry VIII and the Aztecs?
Living with Leonardo is a set of highly focused memoirs, a personal journey interwoven with historical research that encapsulates the author's relationship with Leonardo da Vinci over more than half a century. We learn of his encounters with the vast population that surrounds Leonardo: great and lesser academics, collectors and curators, devious dealers and unctuous auctioneers, major scholars and authors and pseudohistorians and fantasists; but also how he has grappled with swelling legions of...
Discover the history of art movements from classical Greek art to the Italian Renaissance, the Pre-Raphaelites, and the masters of Impressionism with a brand new edition of this classic bestseller. Truly comprehensive in scope, Art shows you masterpieces from over 700 artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso, and Van Gogh.