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TitleDa Vinci's ghost : genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image / Toby Lester.

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 General Collection NC257.L4 A78 2012  AVAILABLE
Descriptionxv, 275 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
EditionFirst Free press hardcover edition.
NoteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 231-254) and index.
ContentsPrologue. 1490 -- Body of empire -- Microcosm -- Master Leonardo -- Milan -- The artist-engineer -- Master builders -- Body and soul -- Portrait of the artist -- Epilogue. Afterlife.
SummaryJournalist 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.
SubjectLeonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Vitruvian man.
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Alt AuthorLeonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Alt TitleGenius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image
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9781439189252 ebook
1439189250 ebook

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