ISBN 9781439189238

Toby Lester

Summary

Journalist and storyteller Toby Lester brings Vitruvian Man to life, resurrecting the ghost of an unknown Leonardo. Populated by a colorful cast of characters, including Brunelleschi of the famous Dome, "Da Vinci's Ghost" opens up a surprising window onto the artist and philosopher himself and the tumultuous intellectual and cultural transformations he bridged.

Description

Prologue. 1490 -- Body of empire -- Microcosm -- Master Leonardo -- Milan -- The artist-engineer -- Master builders -- Body and soul -- Portrait of the artist -- Epilogue. Afterlife.

Details

ISBN
9781439189238
Title
Da Vinci's ghost : genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image
Author
Toby Lester
Call Number
Publication
Pages
xv, 275 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ;
Product Dimensions
Edition
Biography Note
LCCN
Url for this record
Bib. No
1714535

Similar Titles

Goldfish

Kelley MacAulay & Bobbie Kalman ; illustrations by...

Rabbits

Kelley MacAulay & Bobbie Kalman ; photography by M...

Here comes Silent e!

by Anna Jane Hays ; illustrated by JoAnn Adinolfi

Rickie & Henri

by Jane Goodall ; illustrated by Alan Marks

The forgotten man

Robert Crais