The Famous Unknowns Gallery

The Famous Unknowns Gallery

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Who is behind Botticelli's Birth of Venus, Vinci's Lady with an Ermine, Caravaggio's Young Saint John the Baptist with a Ram, Boucher's Blonde Odalisque, Goya's Naked Maja, Manet's Olympia, Courbet's Origin of the World and Picasso's Weeping Woman? The genius of the artists and the fame ...
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Characteristics

Dimensions :
20,3 x 25,8 x 2,4 cm
Artists :
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), François Boucher (1703-1770), Gustave Courbet (1819-1877)
EAN :
9782812320804
Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
Reference :
MX642386

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The artist

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Painter, sculptor, architect, scientist, musician and humanist of his time (XV-XVI centuries), initiator of the second Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci is the very figure of the universal genius. After the completion of The Virgin with the Rocks, for the chapel San Francesco Grande, and that of the Equestrian Statue of Francesco Sforza, he found glory throughout Italy. The Last Supper, the ceiling of the Sforza Palace, the Mona Lisa and the Battle of Anghiari are a few of his great artworks. Leonardo also carried out a large amount of studies on zoology, botany, anatomy, geology. In 1516, he joined the court of Francis I, where he participated in urban planning projects. He is taken by an illness on May 2, 1519.