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Da Vinci's ghost, genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image, 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
Table of contents
Prologue. 1490 -- Body of empire -- Microcosm -- Master Leonardo -- Milan -- The artist-engineer -- Master builders -- Body and soul -- Portrait of the artist -- Epilogue. Afterlife
Language
eng
Literary form
non fiction
Edition
First Free Press hardcover edition
Physical description
xv, 275 pages, [8] pages of plates, illustrations (some color), 24 cm.
ISBN
9781439189238

Library Locations

  • Georgetown Peabody Library

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