Description - Leonardo's Notebooks by H. Anna Suh
Leonardo Da Vinci-artist, inventor, and prototypical Renaissance man-continues to fascinate us because of his astonishing intellect and boundless curiosity about the natural and manmade world. During his life he created numerous works of art and kept voluminous notebooks that detailed his artistic and intellectual pursuits.
The collection of writings and images in this magnificent book are drawn from these original notebooks and the book is organised by a wide range of subject matter including human figures; light and shade; perspective and visual perception; anatomy; botany and landscape; geography; the physical sciences and astronomy; architecture; sculpture; and inventions. The writing and art is selected by art historian H. Anna Suh who provides fascinating commentary and insights into the material, making Leonardo's Notebooks the definitive single-volume compendium of his enduring genius.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(209mm x 161mm x 32mm)
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
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Author Biography - H. Anna Suh
H. Anna Suh has a master's degree in art and archaeology from Princeton University. She was on the curatorial staff of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has worked on projects for scholarly publications at the Met, NYU's Institute of Fine Arts, Princeton University Art Museum, and Harvard University. She lives in New York City.