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The Da Vinci notebooks

Author: Leonardo, da Vinci; Emma Dickens
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of sketches, diagrams, and notebook writings by the Italian Renaissance master offers insight into his theories and observations as well as his role in period art, town planning, science, and philosophy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Da Vinci notebooks.
New York : Arcade Pub., 2011
(DLC) 2011001600
(OCoLC)679920982
Named Person: Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonardo, da Vinci; Emma Dickens
ISBN: 9781611450521 1611450527
OCLC Number: 798270958
Notes: Originally published: United Kingdom : Profile Books, 2005.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: On his own writings --
On painting in general --
The perspective of disappearance --
On the theory of colours --
Aerial perspective --
On the proportions and movements of the human figure --
Moral precepts for the student of painting --
Judging a picture --
On light and shade --
Observing --
Gestures and character --
The artist's materials --
Philosophy of the art of painting --
Allegorical representations --
Mottoes and emblems --
Notes on sculpture --
Observations on architecture --
Anatomy --
Man compared with animals --
Physiology and medicine --
On astronomy --
Geography --
Notes on the natural world --
Machines and warfare --
Number tricks --
Philosophical maxims --
Moral sayings --
Polemics --
Studies on the life and habits of animals --
Fables --
Jests and tales --
Prophecies.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Emma Dickens.

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