This book offers a handy, updated introduction to Leonardo da Vinci, and includes several new interpretative and chronological assumptions. The aspects of his work that are common within popular culture, are mentioned purely to help contribute to a better understanding of his artistic activity. Leonardo was first and foremost a painter and even, according to Giorgio Vasari, the founder of the "modern manner". This is the Leonardo portrayed here: disencumbered of his myth and of the tritest cliches. Leonardo da Vinci features colour reproductions of his entire pictorial corpus, as well as a selection of his drawings, the chronology of his life and a bibliographical note that can be helpful to the reader wishing to know more about the great master, by allowing them to discover different critical approaches.
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Book Description Constable, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0094736103