Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

by Don Nardo

Hardcover(Library Binding)



The Eye on Art series is intended to assist readers in understanding the various roles of art in society; each volume offers an in-depth exploration of a major artistic movement, medium, figure, or profession.; This biography of Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci provides details of his personal life along with a close examination of his contributions to the world of fine art.; The creative impulse is an ancient and enduring feature of human expression. Art serves many purposes: to beautify, record, reflect, enlighten, and celebrate our existence. Eye on Art examines the rich and varied world of art. Major art movements, the art

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420507355
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/29/2012
Series: Eye on Art Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

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Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Introduction 8

The Universal Man

Chapter 1 A Fantastically Fruitful Life 14

Chapter 2 The Paintings Executed Before 1490 31

Chapter 3 The Paintings Produced After 1490 45

Chapter 4 Dabbling in Architecture and Sculpture 60

Chapter 5 Recording Visual Reality: The Drawings 75

Chapter 6 Leonardo's Enduring Legacy 91

Notes 102

For More Information 105

Index 107

Picture Credits 110

About the Author 112

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