Leonardo Da Vinci (Hardcover)

500 Years On: A Portrait of the Artist, Scientist and Innovator

By Matthew Landrus

Andre Deutsch, 9780233005645, 160pp.

Publication Date: February 5, 2019

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Painter. Inventor. Visionary. This complete guide examines the life and work of one of the greatest geniuses in history: Leonardo da Vinci.

Explore the life of Leonardo da Vinci, from his childhood to his apprenticeship with Verrocchio, from the establishment of his own workshop in Florence to his painting of the Mona Lisa, and beyond. Packed with information about the great master's technique and style, Leonardo da Vinci features extracts from his notebooks and scientific studies, reproductions of his awe-inspiring paintings and sketches, and maps of where he lived. Smoothly integrating information on Leonardo the man with examinations of his inventions and renowned masterpieces, it's the perfect companion for aficionados of the incomparable artist.

New format of Treasures of Leonardo da Vinci

About the Author

Matthew Landrus is currently Chair of Liberal Arts at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. He received his D.Phil from Oxford University, where his thesis was entitled Leonardo's Canons: Standards and Practices of Proportional Design in His Early Work. He divides his time between the US and the UK.