Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 October 2007

416 Pages | 72 black and white halftones and 16pp colour plates, 100 line figures


ISBN: 9780199207787

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Leonardo da Vinci

The Marvellous Works of Nature and Man

Martin Kemp

  • The classic account of Leonardo's art, science, and thought, giving an unparalleled insight into the full range of his achievements.
  • Takes the reader on a journey through the whole span of Leonardo's career, illuminating the scientific, artistic, and intellectual foundations of masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper.
  • Elegantly combines biography with art criticism to show clearly how Leonardo's work developed over time and how he functioned both as a thinker and an artist.
  • Generously illustrated throughout with numerous plates and figures and including a new introductory chapter setting Leonardo's work in context.

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