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Inventing Leonardo

Author: A Richard Turner; Leonardo, da Vinci
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Contains a brief biography of Leonardo, explores writers and books written about him, and places him in view of present-day intellectual concerns.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Turner, Richard, 1932-
Inventing Leonardo.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993
(OCoLC)622772949
Named Person: Leonardo, da Vinci; Léonard, de Vinci; Léonard de Vinci
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Richard Turner; Leonardo, da Vinci
ISBN: 0679415513 9780679415510
OCLC Number: 27431755
Description: x, 268 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. The Making of an Artist-Artisan --
Ch. 2. Ducal Servant in Milan --
Ch. 3. The Itinerant Engineer --
Ch. 4. Giorgio Vasari Invents Leonardo --
Ch. 5. Playing by the Rules --
Ch. 6. Leonardo Goes Public --
Ch. 7. Leonardo the Harbinger of Modernity --
Ch. 8. The Mind of the Maker --
Ch. 9. The Triumph of the Eye/I --
Ch. 10. Possessing the World --
Ch. 11. The Body as Nature and Culture --
Ch. 12. A Blessed Rage for Order --
Epilogue: 1492-2019.
Responsibility: A. Richard Turner.

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Contains a brief biography of Leonardo, explores writers and books written about him, and places him in view of present-day intellectual concerns.

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