Leonardo da Vinci / Walter Isaacson.

"He was history's most creative genius. What secrets can he teach us? The [bestselling biographer] brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography. Drawing on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter I...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Isaacson, Walter, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2017.
Edition:First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • I can also paint
  • Childhood
  • Apprentice
  • On his own
  • Milan
  • Leonardo's notebooks
  • Court entertainer
  • Personal life
  • Vitruvian Man
  • The horse monument
  • Scientist
  • Birds and flight
  • The mechanical arts
  • Math
  • The nature of man
  • Virgin of the Rocks
  • The Milan portraits
  • The science of art
  • The Last Supper
  • Personal turmoil
  • Florence again
  • Saint Anne
  • Paintings lost and found
  • Cesare Borgia
  • Hydraulic engineer
  • Michelangelo and the lost Battles
  • Return to Milan
  • Anatomy, round two
  • The world and its waters
  • Rome
  • Pointing the way
  • The Mona Lisa
  • France
  • Conclusion
  • Coda. Describe the tongue of the woodpecker.