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Leonardo da Vinci : the complete works

Author: Simona Cremante; Leonardo, da Vinci; Carlo Pedretti
Publisher: Newton Abbot : David & Charles, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Book Description: This captivating book provides the reader with a unique insight into the life and work of one of history's most intriguing figures. All of Leonardo Da Vinci's work is presented in this compact volume - from his paintings and frescos, to detailed reproductions of his remarkable encrypted notebooks. As well as featuring each individual artwork, sections of each are shown in isolation to reveal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simona Cremante; Leonardo, da Vinci; Carlo Pedretti
ISBN: 9780715324530 0715324535
OCLC Number: 62891795
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: 639 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 16 cm
Contents: Introduction / Carlo Pedretti --
Artist's life --
Paintings --
Baptism of Christ --
Annunciation (Florence) --
Annunciation (Paris) --
Portrait of Ginevra Benci --
Madonna of the Carnation --
Benois Madonna --
Adoration of the Magi --
Saint Jerome --
Virgin of the Rocks (Paris) --
Virgin of the Rocks (London) --
Portrait of a Musician --
Lady with an Ermine (portrait of Cecilia Gallerani) --
Portrait of a Lady (La Belle Ferronniere) --
Last Supper --
Sala delle Asse --
Portrait of Isabella d'Este --
Head of a young woman (La Scapiliata) --
Virgin and Child with Saint Anne and Saint John the Baptist (London) --
Virgin and Child with Saint Anne and a Lamb (Paris) --
Saint John the Baptist --
Bacchus (Saint John) --
Mona Lisa (La Gioconda) --
Drawings --
Drawings In Italy --
Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi --
Gabinetto dei Disegni e delle Stampe --
Turin, Biblioteca Reale --
Venice, Gallerie dell'Accademia --
Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana --
Rome, Gabinetto Nazionale delle Stampe e dei Disegni --
Drawings In Europe --
Drawings In America --
Collections --
Codex Atlanticus / Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana --
Windsor Collection / Windsor Castle, Royal Library --
Anatomy --
Landscapes, plants and water studies --
Horses and other animals --
Figure studies --
Miscellaneous papers --
Manuscripts --
Codex Trivulzianus / Milan, Biblioteca del Castello Sforzesco --
Codex On The Flight Of Birds / Turin, Biblioteca Reale --
Manuscripts of France / Paris, Institut de France --
Manuscript A --
Manuscript B --
Manuscript C --
Manuscript D --
Manuscript E --
Manuscript F --
Manuscript G --
Manuscript H --
Manuscript I --
Manuscript K --
Manuscript L --
Manuscript M --
Madrid Codices / Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional --
Madrid I --
Madrid II --
Codex Arundel / London, British Museum --
Forster Codices / London, Victoria and Albert Museum --
Codex Hammer / Seattle, Bill Gages Collection --
Libro Di Pittura (Book On Painting) / Vatican City, Biblioteca Aposteca Apostolica Vaticana --
Bibliography.
Other Titles: Leonardo da Vinci.
Responsibility: Simona Cremante ; co-ordination and introduction by Carlo Pedretti ; [translation, Catherine Frost].

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Provides the reader with an insight into the life and work of one of history's most intriguing figures, Leonardo Da Vinci. Almost all of his work is presented in this volume - from his paintings and  Read more...

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