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Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519

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Works: 8,653 works in 17,892 publications in 22 languages and 333,879 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Exhibition catalogs  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Fiction  History  Catalogs  Pictorial works  Atlases 
Subject Headings: Artists  Inventors  Painters 
Roles: Illustrator, Artist, Honoree, Dedicatee, Creator, Other, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Originator
Classifications: ND623.L5, 709.2
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Leonardo da Vinci by Leonardo( Book )
506 editions published between 1872 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 7,786 libraries worldwide
Reproductions of 100 drawings by Leonardo da Vinci which are part of the Windsor Castle collection showing the wide range of interests and ideas held by the artist
Leonardo da Vinci on the human body: the anatomical, physiological, and embryological drawings of Leonardo da Vinci : with translations, emendations and a biographical introduction by Leonardo( Book )
123 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,183 libraries worldwide
Introduces Leonardo da Vinci, one of the best-known artists and thinkers of the Renaissance, who was one of the first artists in Italy to experiment with oil paint and whose sketches include designs for a robot, a bicycle, and a helicopter
Leonardo da Vinci--the complete paintings by Pietro C Marani( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,726 libraries worldwide
"Pietro C. Marani provides a survey of the paintings, establishing their probable dates and sequence, and determining which works were made with the participation of assistants and which by the master alone." "Marani also explores such questions as Leonardo's relationship to the other great artists of his time, the influence upon him of the art and literature of ancient Rome, his passion for scientific inquiry and analysis, and the role of royal and noble patrons in his career ."--Jacket
Leonardo da Vinci : flights of the mind by Charles Nicholl( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,712 libraries worldwide
A biography of Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo, beautiful dreamer by Robert Byrd( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,541 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and text portray the life of Leonardo da Vinci, who gained fame as an artist through such works as the Mona Lisa, and as a scientist by studying various subjects including human anatomy and flight
Da Vinci's ghost : genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image by Toby Lester( Book )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
Journalist and storyteller Toby Lester brings Vitruvian Man to life, resurrecting the ghost of an unknown Leonardo. Populated by a colorful cast of characters, including Brunelleschi of the famous Dome, "Da Vinci's Ghost" opens up a surprising window onto the artist and philosopher himself and the tumultuous intellectual and cultural transformations he bridged
Inventing Leonardo by A. Richard Turner( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
Contains a brief biography of Leonardo, explores writers and books written about him, and places him in view of present-day intellectual concerns
Leonardo on painting : an anthology of writings by Leonardo( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
Leonardo's writings on painting were never edited by Leonardo himself into a coherent treatise. The book known as Leonardo's Treatise on Painting, first published in 1651, comprises a compilation of quotations, described by one early translator as a "chaos of intelligence." This anthology aims to bring order into the chaos, so Leonardo's views can be read in a logical and sequential manner. The authors have edited material not only from the Treatise but also from Leonardo's surviving manuscripts and from other primary sources, some of which are here translated for the first time. Included among these are Leonardo's own letters and memoranda, letters by contemporaries, and important documents to which he was a signatory. The book begins by looking at Leonardo's general principles of painting. Then follow sections on the optical foundations of art, the human body, the appearance of nature, and the practice of painting, including instructions for the artist and evocative accounts of subject matter.--From publisher description
Leonardo by Leonardo( Book )
92 editions published between 1880 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 994 libraries worldwide
Explores the range of Leonardo's achievements and his varied careers. Also covers his personal life but focuses primarily on his paintings and sketches
Leonardo da Vinci : a nonfiction companion to Monday with a mad genius by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 974 libraries worldwide
Join Jack and Annie as they research Leonardo da Vinci and find out the facts behind the fiction
Leonardo da Vinci : artist, inventor, and scientist of the Renaissance by Francesca Romei( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 853 libraries worldwide
Leonardo da Vinci has become the definition of the "Rennaissance man." His accomplishments in painting and sculpture, music and mathematics, and engineering and architecture have endured for centuries. The Renaissance was a watershed for European artisitc and scientific accomplishment and da Vinci led the way. He exemplified a new perspective, seeking to explore and control the forces of nature, and to extend the frontiers of human knowledge
Trattato della pittura di Lionardo da Vinci by Leonardo( Book )
268 editions published between 1551 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 812 libraries worldwide
Leonardo da Vinci and the art of sculpture by Gary M Radke( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 765 libraries worldwide
"Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) is renowned as a painter, designer, draftsman, architect, engineer, scientist, and theorist. His work as a sculptor is not commonly acknowledged, and many have argued that Leonardo believed that sculpture was an inferior art form ("of lesser genius than painting"). Challenging and overturning these assumptions, Leonardo da Vinci and the Art of Sculpture looks at the sculptural projects that the artist undertook, as well as the late Renaissance sculptures that were indebted to him. Leonardo consistently drew inspiration from ancient sculpture, admired the work of such contemporary sculptural innovators as Donatello, and even trained under Andrea del Verrocchio, the preeminent bronze sculptor of late 15th-century Florence. Furthermore, Leonardo spent many years of his life working on two larger-than-life-sized horse sculptures - Sforza and Trivulzio - monuments to Francesco Sforza, the Duke of Milan, and to Gian Giacomo Trivulzio, his successor. Although neither was completed, the authors argue that these equestrian monuments show how Leonardo was intensely engaged with the design dilemmas of representing a horse rearing on its hind legs. Another highlight of the book is a group of new images of the John the Baptist Preaching to a Levite and a Pharisee, a recently restored large-scale work in the Florentine Baptistery that clearly demonstrates Leonardo's collaboration with Giovanni Francesco Rustici."--Book jacket
Leonardo da Vinci's advice to artists by Leonardo( Book )
28 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 707 libraries worldwide
Some of Leonardo da Vinci's thoughts on anatomy, motions and emotions, historical compositions, draperies, color, and landscapes are presented from his notebooks. Da Vinci's illustrations accompany text
Fables of Leonardo da Vinci by Leonardo( Book )
43 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Leonardo by Martin Kemp( Book )
21 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and German and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Discusses the style and technique of the Italian Renaissance painter, Leonardo de Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci : the anatomy of man : drawings from the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Martin Clayton( Book )
6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), one of the greatest figures of the Italian Renaissance, is renowned not only for the artistic mastery of his painting and drawing but for the richness of his intellect and his insatiable curiosity about all aspects of the natural and man-made world. Leonardo was among the first artists to study human anatomy in great detail, and his anatomical drawings reveal him to be a gifted observer of the human body. He studied not only living men and women but cadavers, which he dissected with painstaking care in order to draw each vessel, muscle, and organ with ultimate precision. The Royal Library at Windsor Castle houses the finest private collection of drawings in the world, and its greatest treasure is a magnificent group of more than six hundred sheets by Leonardo. Reproduced here are forty-one of his finest anatomical drawings, incorporating countless studies and commentaries in the artist's hand. The sheets, dating from 1489 to c. 1513, show the remarkable evolution, of his drawing style as well as his anatomical knowledge. Images of great beauty and scientific interest, they herald Leonardo as one of the most accomplished artists in the history of anatomy
The romance of Leonardo da Vinci by Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky( Book )
9 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
"Merezhkovsky portrays Leonardo as a man of many facets, some of which may be grouped as pagan, some of which are Christian. Leonardo was filled with conflict and doubts. This book is filled with historical and semi-historical information. It is a historical novel. This book provided much of the inspiration for the current best selling book and block-buster movie "The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown."--Amazon
Leonardo and the Mona Lisa story : the history of a painting told in pictures by Donald Sassoon( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
We've all seen that famous smile a thousand times. It graces the face of La Gioconda, or the Mona Lisa, created by Leonardo da Vinci around 1505. Five centuries later, her mysterious smile has reached celebrity status. Da Vinci himself is in the public eye like no other artist before him
Treatise on painting <Codex urbinas latinus 1270> by Leonardo( Book )
12 editions published between 1956 and 1979 in English and Italian and held by 551 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
@ LEONARDO DA VINCI
Dā Finšī, Liyūnārdū, 1452-1519
da Vinci, Leonardo
Da Vinči, Leonardo, 1452-1519
Dā Vinšī, Liyūnārdū, 1452-1519
Dāfinšī, Liyūnārdū, 1452-1519
DāVinšī, Liyūnārdū, 1452-1519
Dawenxi, 1452-1519
De Vinci, Léonard, 1452-1519
De Vinci, Leonardo 1452-1519
Leonaďo da Vinchi 1452-1519
Léonard
Léonard 1452-1519
Leonard da Vinci 1452-1519
Leonard Davincy
Léonard, de Vinci
Léonard, de Vinci, 1452-1519
Leonardo
Leonardo, 1452-1519
Leonardo da Vince
Leonardo, da Vince, 1452-1519
Leonardo da Vinchi
Leonardo da Vinchi 1452-1519
Leonardo, da Vinci
Leonardo, da Vinči, 1452-1519
Leonardo d'Avinci
Léonardo de Vinci
Leonardo de Vinci 1452-1519
Leonardo de Vinza
Leonardo, di Ser Piero da Vinci
Leonardo D'Vinci
Leonardus Vincius.
Leonardus, Vincius, 1452-1519
Leonarnto sta Bintsi 1452-1519
Lieh-ao-na-to
Lieh-ao-na-to, Ta Fen-chʻi, 1452-1519
Lionardo
Lionardo, 1452-1519
Lionardo, da Vinci
Lionardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519
Liyūnārdū Dāvīnshī
Liyūnārdū Dāvīnshī, 1452-1519
Reonarŭdo ta-Pinch'i-ŭi 1452-1519
Vinchi, Leonardo da
Vinchi, Leonardo da, 1452-1519
Vinci, Leonard da 1452-1519
Vinci, Léonard de
Vinci, Léonard de, 1452-1519
Vinči, Leonardo da.
Vinči, Leonardo da 1452-1519
Vinci, Leonardo de 1452-1519
Vinci, Leonhard von 1452-1519
Vinci, Lionardo da 1452-1519
Vinci, Lionardo de 1452-1519
Винчи, Леонардо да, 1452-1519
Да Винчи, Леонардо, 1452-1519
да Винчи, Леонардо ди сер Пьеро, 1452-1519
Леонардо
Леонардо да Винчи
Леонардо, да Винчи, 1452-1519
דא וינצ'י, לאונרדו
דה וינצ'י, לאונרדו
וינצ'י, לאונרדו דא
לאונרדו
לאונרדו, דה וינצ׳י, ‏ ‏‪1452-1519
ליאונארדו
ליאונארדו, דא וינצ׳י, ‏ ‏‪1452-1519
ליאונרדו דא וינצ׳י
ליאורנרדו
ליאורנרדו, דא וינצי
ヴィンチ
ダ・ビンチ
レオナルド
レオナルド・ダ・ヴィンチ
李奥纳多·达·文西
达文西, 1452-1519
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