Aimed at informed but non-specialized readers, this book offers a splendidly illustrated monographic summary of the life and main works, with complete descriptive captions, of Leonardo.
“Leonardo is the only one about whom we can state, in absolutely literal terms: he touched nothing without transforming it into eternal beauty” (B. Berenson).
Aimed at informed but non-specialized readers, this book offers a monographic summary of the life and work of Leonardo.
The short introduction examines the circumstances that led to the emergence and evolution of the artist’s personality. This is followed by a veritable “guided tour” through an imaginary museum of his masterpieces, splendidly illustrated, with complete descriptive captions.
A small anthology of critical and documentary writings and an essential bibliography make the books in this series up-to-date tools for students and art lovers alike.