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Da Vinci's ghost : genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image

Author: Toby Lester; Leonardo, da Vinci
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Free press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Journalist and storyteller Toby Lester brings Vitruvian Man to life, resurrecting the ghost of an unknown Leonardo. Populated by a colorful cast of characters, including Brunelleschi of the famous Dome, "Da Vinci's Ghost" opens up a surprising window onto the artist and philosopher himself and the tumultuous intellectual and cultural transformations he bridged.
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Named Person: Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toby Lester; Leonardo, da Vinci
ISBN: 9781439189238 1439189234
OCLC Number: 739647042
Description: xv, 275 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue. 1490 --
Body of empire --
Microcosm --
Master Leonardo --
Milan --
The artist-engineer --
Master builders --
Body and soul --
Portrait of the artist --
Epilogue. Afterlife.
Other Titles: Genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image
Responsibility: Toby Lester.
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Journalist and storyteller Toby Lester brings Vitruvian Man to life, resurrecting the ghost of an unknown Leonardo. Populated by a colorful cast of characters, including Brunelleschi of the famous Dome, "Da Vinci's Ghost" opens up a surprising window onto the artist and philosopher himself and the tumultuous intellectual and cultural transformations he bridged.

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