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Leonardo da Vinci : flights of the mind

Author: Charles Nicholl; Leonardo, da Vinci
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking Penguin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Examines the life and works of Renaissance painter, inventor, and sculptor, Leonardo da Vinci and studies his childhood in Tuscany, apprenticeship in Florence, relationship with contemporaries Michelangelo and Machiavelli, and the stories behind the creation of his "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nicholl, Charles.
Leonardo da Vinci.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking Penguin, 2004
(OCoLC)649546647
Named Person: Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Nicholl; Leonardo, da Vinci
ISBN: 0670033456 9780670033454
OCLC Number: 56334378
Description: xiv, 622, [1] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Childhood: 1452-1466 --
Apprenticeship: 1466-1477 --
Independence: 1477-1482 --
New horizons: 1482-1490 --
At Court: 1490-1499 --
On the move: 1500-1506 --
Return to Milan: 1506-1513 --
Last years: 1513-1519.
Other Titles: Flights of the mind
Responsibility: Charles Nicholl.
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Examines the life and works of Renaissance painter, inventor, and sculptor, Leonardo da Vinci and studies his childhood in Tuscany, apprenticeship in Florence, relationship with contemporaries Michelangelo and Machiavelli, and the stories behind the creation of his "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper."

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