Léonard de Vinci par le détail

Léonard de Vinci par le détail

This book reproduces as never before, through striking double-page details, the two dozen works attributed to Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519). Leonard by the detail is organized into thematic chapters that explore the motifs of smiles, gestures, children, animals and nature present in the painter's works. ...
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Dimensions :
26 x 33 x 2,5 cm
Artist :
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
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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.