0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)

Description - Leonardo da Vinci: Masterworks: Art in the Age of the Medici by Rosalind Ormiston

Famed for the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, and his astonishing drawings, da Vinci excelled in a multitude of arenas. The patronage of the Medici family was key, and this sumptuous new book offers a view of the artist in this context, alongside the work of others who benefited from the Medici, from Brunelleschi to Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci was the epitome of the Renaissance humanist ideal, a logical polymath of epic proportions who excelled and had interests not just in art but in invention, anatomy, architecture, engineering, literature, mathematics, music, science, astronomy and more. His oeuvre is astounding and he is rightly famed for his masterpieces of painting such as the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, and his astonishingly technical and graceful drawings. The phenomenon that was Leonardo would not of course have flourished to such an extent had it not been for the patronage and sponsorship of the Medici family, who commissioned a large proportion of the art and architecture of the era and fostered a fertile climate for creativity. This sumptuous new book offers a broader view of this master artist in the context of this environment, alongside the work of other key artists who benefited from the Medicis, from Brunelleschi through Donatello to Michelangelo and Raphael. AUTHOR: Rosalind Ormiston is a researcher, lecturer and author in art, architecture and design history. SELLING POINTS: 2019 marks the 500th Anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death. Authoritative art book as well as coffee-table gem. Ideal for fans of powerful, evocative art. A thoughtful examination of context and influences. Gorgeous full-page reproductions of famous works. New title in our bestselling Masterworks series 150 illustrations

Buy Leonardo da Vinci: Masterworks: Art in the Age of the Medici by Rosalind Ormiston from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781787553125
Format: Hardback
(289mm x 279mm x 22mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Flame Tree Publishing
Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Aug-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Leonardo da Vinci: Masterworks: Art in the Age of the Medici by Rosalind Ormiston

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Leonardo da Vinci: Masterworks: Art in the Age of the Medici book by Rosalind Ormiston and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.

Books By Rosalind Ormiston

Vincent Van Gogh by Rosalind Ormiston
Hardback, September 2018
$58.50 $65.00
50 Art Movements You Should Know by Rosalind Ormiston
Hardback, July 2018
$29.74 $34.99
Michelangelo by Rosalind Ormiston
Hardback, June 2010
$47.45 $49.95
Life and Works of Leonardo da Vinci by Rosalind Ormiston
Hardback, January 2011
$47.45 $49.95