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Leonardo da Vinci

Author: Christiane Weidemann
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores da Vinci's unique artistic talents and at the same time introduces Leonardo the mathematician, urban planner, cartographer, poet, musician, astronomer, and medical scientist. Readers will learn about the scientific discoveries that inspired the young artist and the cultural forces that nourished his creative spirit. This book features high quality reproductions of his most famous works along with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo (da Vinci)
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christiane Weidemann
ISBN: 9783791343365 379134336X
OCLC Number: 499451150
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents --
Context: A new age of the arts --
Fame: The invention of a genius --
Art: Towards a new art --
Life: The eternal search for knowledge --
Love: The Saltarelli affair --
Today: Tributes to Leonardo da Vinci.
Responsibility: Christiane Weidemann.

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A lively portrait of one of the world's best-loved artists.  Read more...

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