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Leonardo

Author: Martin Kemp
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of Leonardo da Vinci's life and work, identifying what it was that made him so unique. Tells of his unfulfilled dreams, relationships with powerful patrons, and the truth about his views on God, humans, and nature.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kemp, Martin.
Leonardo.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607378201
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: Martin Kemp
ISBN: 0192805460 9780192805461 0192806440 9780192806444
OCLC Number: 55682608
Description: xviii, 286 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Contents: A strange career --
Looking --
Body and machine --
The living earth --
Telling tales --
Lisa's room. Leonardo's afterlife.
Responsibility: Martin Kemp.
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Inside the mind of a Renaissance genius - an exploration of Leonardo da Vinci's life and work and what it was that made him unique. Tracing da Vinci's career in all its variety, his unfulfilled  Read more...

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