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Author Lester, Toby
Title Da Vinci's ghost : genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image / Toby Lester
Imprint New York : Free Press, 2012
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  NC257.L4 A78 2012    AVAILABLE    30610020378915
Edition 1st Free press hardcover ed
Descript xv, 275 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-254) and index
Prologue. 1490 -- Body of empire -- Microcosm -- Master Leonardo -- Milan -- The artist-engineer -- Master builders -- Body and soul -- Portrait of the artist -- Epilogue. Afterlife
Journalist 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
Subject Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Vitruvian man
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Criticism and interpretation
Alt Author Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519
Alt Title Genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image
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