Leonardo Da Vinci by Christiane Weidemann
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Leonardo Da Vinci
By Christiane Weidemann

Leonardo Da Vinci

By (author) See other recent books by Christiane Weidemann
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $29.99
Your Price: $26.99 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $3.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.35 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days



Leonardo Da Vinci by Christiane Weidemann

Book Description

This book explores Leonardo da Vinci's unique artistic talents and at the same time introduces Leonardo the mathematician, urban planner, cartographer, poet, musician, astronomer, and medical scientist. Readers will learn what daily life was like in Leonardo's time and in the tiny Tuscan village where he was born. They'll witness the scientific discoveries that inspired the young artist and the cultural forces that nourished his creative spirit. This book features high quality reproductions of his most famous works along with notebook sketches of dissected bodies, flying machines, and even robots. The artist's personal life is told through fascinating anecdotes that look beyond the myth to bring the man into clearer focus. Throughout, the author's engaging tone allows readers to experience familiar masterpieces with a fresh eye.

Buy Leonardo Da Vinci book by Christiane Weidemann from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9783791343365
ISBN-10: 379134336X
Classification: Renaissance art , Individual artists, art monographs
Format: Paperback (235mm x 195mm x 11mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Prestel
Publisher: Prestel
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: Germany

You might also like...

Paolo Veronese by Alessandra Zamperini Paolo Veronese by Alessandra Zamperini

Presents a survey of the work of Paolo Veronese (1528-1588), one of the most prolific and successful painters of the Italian late Renaissance.

Piero's Light - in Search of Piero Della Francesca by Larry Witham Piero's Light - in Search of Piero Della Francesca by Larry Witham

The story of one remarkable artist of the early Italian Renaissance a painter at the crossroads of our modern revolutions in art, religion, science who remains a figure of enduring fascination in the twenty-first century."

Greek of Toledo by Fernando Marias Greek of Toledo by Fernando Marias

Presents a comprehensive selection of masterpieces by El Greco, accompanied by informative essays.

Michelangelo. Complete Works by Frank Zollner Michelangelo. Complete Works by Frank Zollner

Before reaching the tender age of thirty, Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) had already sculpted "David" and "Pieta", two of the most famous sculptures in the entire history of art. This two-volume edition explores Michelangelo's life and work in depth. It also tackles the controversial issue of the attribution of Michelangelo drawings.

» View more books like these...

Books By Author Christiane Weidemann

50 Modern Artists You Should Know by Christiane Weidemann 50 Modern Artists You Should Know, Paperback (August 2010)

A century and a half of masterpieces is covered in this chronologically arranged volume that beautifully captures the development of art in a new age.

» View all books by Christiane Weidemann

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Leonardo Da Vinci book by Christiane Weidemann and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Christiane Weidemann close
50 Modern Artists You Should Know by Christiane Weidemann
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close