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This is the first volume of our new series of publications; a first of its kind in digital print, the ‘Masters of Art’ series will allow Nook, Kobo, Sony and all other non-Kindle readers to explore the works of the world’s greatest artists in comprehensive detail. This volume presents the genius of Leonardo da Vinci, the world's greatest painter, in beautiful detail, with scholarly introductions, as well as the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* the complete paintings of Leonardo da Vinci

* includes previously lost works, with annotations

* concise introductions to the paintings and other works, giving valuable contextual information

* learn the secrets of the MONA LISA, the history of THE LAST SUPPER or the meaning behind THE VITRUVIAN MAN

* beautiful ‘detail’ images, allowing you to explore Leonardo’s masterpieces as though in the gallery

* includes Leonardo’s drawings and his complete notebooks

* special criticism section, with essays by critics such as Sigmund Freud

* features two biographies on Leonardo’s life, including Vasari’s famous biography

* hundreds of images in stunning colour – highly recommended for viewing on tablets and smart phones or as a valuable reference tool on traditional eReaders

 

CONTENTS:

 

The Paintings

TOBIAS AND THE ANGEL

MADONNA OF THE POMEGRANATE

THE MADONNA OF THE CARNATION

THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST

THE ANNUNCIATION

THE BENOIS MADONNA

PORTRAIT OF GINEVRA DE’ BENCI

ST JEROME IN THE WILDERNESS

THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI

THE VIRGIN OF THE ROCKS (LOUVRE)

THE VIRGIN OF THE ROCKS (NATIONAL GALLERY)

THE HEAD OF A WOMAN

LITTA MADONNA

LADY WITH AN ERMINE

PORTRAIT OF A MUSICIAN

LA BELLE FERRONNIÈRE

THE LAST SUPPER

THE MADONNA OF THE YARNWINDER

MONA LISA

THE VIRGIN AND CHILD WITH SAINT ANNE

LEDA AND THE SWAN

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

BACCHUS (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST)

THE BATTLE OF ANGHIARI

SALVATOR MUNDI

 

The Drawings

THE VITRUVIAN MAN

THE VIRGIN AND CHILD WITH ST ANNE AND ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

SELF-PORTRAIT

STUDY OF HORSES

OTHER DRAWINGS

 

The Notebooks

THE NOTEBOOKS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI

THOUGHTS ON ART AND LIFE

 

The Criticism

LEONARDO DA VINCI by SIGMUND FREUD

EXTRACT FROM ‘THE RENAISSANCE’ by WALTER PATER

EXTRACT FROM ‘ESSAYS ON ART’ by A. CLUTTON-BROCK

 

The Biographies

LIFE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI by GIORGIO VASARI

LEONARDO DA VINCI by MAURICE W. BROCKWELL


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GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
RELEASED
2013
September 7
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
1231
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SELLER
DELPHI CLASSICS
SIZE
107.2
MB

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