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The unknown Leonardo

Author: Ladislao Reti; Emil M Bührer
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Book Company, [1974]
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A brief account of his boyhood and an illustrated chronology of his adult life, his works, and the cultured and political events that helped shape Leonardo's world.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reti, Ladislao.
Unknown Leonardo.
New York, McGraw-Hill [©1974]
(OCoLC)741713460
Named Person: Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ladislao Reti; Emil M Bührer
ISBN: 0070371962 9780070371965
OCLC Number: 704980
Description: 319 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
Contents: Introduction --
His life, his work, his time --
The painter / by Anna Maria Brizio --
The writer / by Augusto Marinoni --
Il cavallo / by Maria Vittoria Brugnoli --
Leonardo and music / by Emanuel Winternitz --
The military architect / by Ludwig H. Heydenreich --
Machines and weaponry / by Bern Dibner --
Mechanics of water and stone / by Carlo Zammattio --
Treatise on painting / by André Chastel --
Horology / by Silvio A. Bedini and Ladislao Reti --
Elements of machines / by Ladislao Reti --
Appendices. The bicycle / by Augusto Marinoni --
The words of Leonardo / by Anna Maria Brizio.
Responsibility: edited by Ladislao Reti ; designed by Emil M. Bührer.

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A brief account of his boyhood and an illustrated chronology of his adult life, his works, and the cultured and political events that helped shape Leonardo's world.

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The aspects of Leonardo's artistic life.

by SHABLAHAHS (WorldCat user published 2011-11-03) Very Good Permalink

The Book, The Unknown Leonardo, expressed much of the simple yet very complex ideas of Da Vinci. Through the book, the author depicted many of Da Vinci's work and went through the whole piece and explained how and why he did what he did. Not only did...
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