Leonardo Da Vinci, 1452-1519

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One of the most accomplished human beings who ever lived, Leonardo remains a quintessential Renaissance genius. The perfect companion to the Leonardo Graphic Work edition, this book is a compact catalogue raisonné of all of the artist’s masterful paintings, both surviving and lost, including the showstopping Mona Lisa and Last Supper.

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One of the most accomplished human beings who ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) remains a quintessential Renaissance genius. The perfect companion to the Leonardo Graphic Work edition, this book is a compact catalogue raisonné of all of the artist’s masterful paintings.

Drawn from our best-selling XXL edition, the book traces the artist’s life and work across 10 chapters, presenting all known paintings and drawing on his letters, contracts, diary entries, and writings to explore the man behind such groundbreaking artworks. From Virgin of the Rocks to Virgin and Child with St. Anne to the ever-beguiling Mona Lisa, you’ll find some of the finest treasures of the Louvre, Prado, and National Gallery, London here, as well as Leonardo works lost to time, but no less startling in their precision and poise.

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Bibliotheca Universalis – Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe!

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Weight0.865 kg
Dimensions19.5 × 14 × 4.3 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

479

Language

English

Edition

2017th edition

Dewey

759.5 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K