|Author||: Leonardo (da Vinci)|
|Publisher||: Taylor & Francis|
|Release Date||: 1999|
|ISBN 10||: 9780815329350|
|Pages||: 412 pages|
|Rating||: 4/5 from 21 reviews|
Also available as the third book in a five volume set (ISBN#0815329334)
by Roberta Edwards
Learn about an inventor, musician, engineer, scientist and painter of the world-famous Mona Lisa. Includes grey-scale illustrations, table of contents, bibliography and timelines. Chapter Book: 9 chapters.GET BOOK!
by Leonardo Da Vinci,SBP Editors
Leonardo da Vinci—artist, inventor, and prototypical Renaissance man—is a perennial source of fascination because of his astonishing intellect and boundless curiosity about the natural and man-made world. During his life he created numerous works of art and kept voluminous notebooks that detailed his artistic and intellectual pursuits. The collection of writings and art in this magnificent book are drawn from his notebooks. The book organizes his wide range of interests into subjects such as human figures, light andGET BOOK!
by Diego Agrimbau,Diego Aballay
Born in 1452, Leonardo da Vinci is still, today, considered one of the most talent people to have ever lived. From his world famous paintings and drawings, such as the Mona Lisa and the Vitruvian Man, to his ingenious inventions of the parachute, the helicopter, and the military tank, da Vince was always a step ahead of his time. Discover the origins of a man who refused to be defined by just one vocation. Whether science and engineering or architecture andGET BOOK!
by Rachel A. Koestler-Grack
This new series explores the lives of the men and women who had a profound influence on the shaping of the world--particularly the ways in which the sciences, arts, and letters are perceived by the modern observer, Ideally suited for school reports, these books are fully documented, with sidebars that provide background information about each subject. This series meets world history curriculum standards.GET BOOK!
by Maurice W. Brockwell,General Press
Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, military-engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. His genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal. Leonardo has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance Man, a man of 'unquenchable curiosity' and 'feverishly inventive imagination'. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever toGET BOOK!
by Leonardo (da Vinci),Andre Chastel
Here is a complete picture of the techniques and working philosophy of one of the greatest artistic geniuses of the Renaissance. Assembled by a brilliant scholar from Leonardo's own writings--Notebooks and The Treatise on Painting--as well as his artistic production, the book offers a carefully balanced view of the artistÕs intellectual growth. Drawing on all the relevant writings, and rectifying many errors made by previous scholars, this work differs from earlier studies in its systematic grouping of the passagesGET BOOK!
by Leonardo (da Vinci),Costantino Baroni
Leonardo da Vinci, the universal genius, has been acclaimed from his own lifetime to the present day. Much has been written and much will surely continue to be written about this perfect "Man of the Renaissance." With the recent emphasis on achievement in the world of science and technology, da Vinci the scientist and mathematician has tended to eclipse da Vinci the artist.GET BOOK!
by Leonardo da Vinci,Leonardo (da Vinci),N. Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York,Rachel Stern,Alison Manges,Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
This handsome book offers a unified and fascinating portrait of Leonardo as draftsman, integrating his roles as artist, scientist, inventor, theorist, and teacher. 250 illustrations.GET BOOK!
by Michael Ladwein
Many great works of art have been created that we call "Christian," but none has received as much acclaim as Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper. Art lovers venerate it for its composition and noble aesthetics, whereas, for Christians, it epitomizes the intimacy between Christ and his disciples. In recent years--following the publication of bestselling fictional narratives and dubious historical studies--The Last Supper has also become the focus of intrigue, controversy, speculation, and sensation. Recent restoration of the painting has exposedGET BOOK!
by Stephanie Kuligowski
Leonardo da Vinci lived during the Italian Renaissance, a time of great ideas and innovation. This enlightening biography allows readers to discover how Da Vinci perfectly embodied the spirit of the Renaissance. Through detailed, stunning photos and images, easy-to-read text, and captivating facts, children will learn about some of Da Vinci's greatist creations as an artist, including The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. Readers will also discover details about Da Vinci's early life, including his apprenticeship with artist AndreaGET BOOK!