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Leonardo : art and science

Author: Carlo Pedretti
Publisher: Cobham, UK : TAJ Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leonardo Da Vinci was the true Renaissance man. As well as an artist and architect, he was also an astronomer, researcher, scientist, experimenter, anatomist, and inventor. This book explains who Leonardo was and why he became such a creative man.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlo Pedretti
ISBN: 1844060365 9781844060368 1844060357 9781844060351
OCLC Number: 56525085
Notes: Includes chronology and index.
Description: 232 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: A close-up of genius --
Life of the artist --
Leonardo's painting --
The notebooks --
Anatomy --
Science and technology --
True science --
The tools of knowledge --
The artist-scientist --
From theatre to industry --
Leonardo and printing.
Other Titles: Leonardo Da Vinci
Responsibility: Carlo Pedretti.

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Leonardo Da Vinci was the true Renaissance man. As well as an artist and architect, he was also an astronomer, researcher, scientist, experimenter, anatomist, and inventor. This book explains who Leonardo was and why he became such a creative man.

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