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Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?

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ISBN13:

9780448443010

ISBN10:
0448443015
Format:
Digest
Pub. Date:
9/8/2005
Publisher(s):
Grosset & Dunlap
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Summary

Leonardo da Vinci was a gifted painter, talented musician, and dedicated scientist and inventor, designing flying machines, submarines, and even helicopters. Yet he had a hard time finishing things, a problem anyone can relate to. Only thirteen paintings are known to be his; as for the illustrated encyclopaedia he intended to create, all that he left were thousands of disorganised notebook pages. Here is an accessible portrait of a fascinating man who lived at a fascinating time - Italy during the Renaissance.

Table of Contents

Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?p. 1
An Unwanted Boyp. 3
The Art Studiop. 13
The Wider Worldp. 25
Moving Onp. 37
Wanderingp. 55
The Battle of the Artistsp. 78
Leonardo's Ladiesp. 90
Lossesp. 98
Bibliographyp. 106
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