It also contains new images showing the spectacular restoration of Leonardos.
Sorry, there was a problem.This updated edition of our XL title provides the most comprehensive survey of the life and work of this master painter, sculptor, architect, scientist, and inventor.With huge, full-bleed details of Leonardos masterworks, this highly original publication allows the reader to inspect the subtlest facets of his brushstrokes.Virgin and Child with St Anne, in the Louvre, Paris, and the.The Last Supper 's monastery wall.Part II comprises a catalogue raisonné of Leonardos paintings, which covers all of his surviving and lost painted works and includes texts describing their states of preservation.All of his paintings are interpreted in depth, with.All 34 paintings are here (including what we know of the lost ones many with huge and immensely illuminating details, plus 663 drawings.Lying open, this unutterably wonderful book is almost the size of the.It includes a fresh chapter coop estense sconto 20 domenica exploring the artists mesmerizing manuscripts.
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Part I explores Leonardo's life and work in ten chapters, drawing upon his letters, contracts, diary entries, and writings.
Madonna of the Carnation ; the wailing, dismembered victims of Leonardo's scary scythed chariots; Mary's transparent drapery in the.The reproductions are stunning, on paper sturdy enough to serve as wings on some of the flying machines depicted on pages 644 to 671.This sumptuous Taschen offering is the most thorough and beautifully produced Leonardo book ever published.All of his paintings are presented and interpreted in depth, with.All of his paintings are presented and interpreted in depth, with The Annunciation and The Last Supper featured on fold-out pages.Flip to back Flip to front.Without it, one might have overlooked the dim crucifix on which.Learn more, see all 2 images click to open popover, editorial Reviews.The text by Frank Zollner (and Johannes Nathan, who discusses the drawings) teases out meanings and sketches historical context without overloading his scholarly brush.He is also the author of a postdoctoral treatise on motion and expression in the art of Leonardo da Vinci, published in 2010.