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The Resource Da Vinci's ghost : genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image, Toby Lester

Da Vinci's ghost : genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image, Toby Lester

Label
Da Vinci's ghost : genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image
Title
Da Vinci's ghost
Title remainder
genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image
Statement of responsibility
Toby Lester
Title variation
Genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
741.092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
NC257.L4
LC item number
A78 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Da Vinci's ghost : genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image, Toby Lester
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-254) and index
Contents
Prologue. 1490 -- Body of empire -- Microcosm -- Master Leonardo -- Milan -- The artist-engineer -- Master builders -- Body and soul -- Portrait of the artist -- Epilogue. Afterlife
Control code
ocn739647042
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free press hardcover ed.
Extent
xv, 275 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781439189238
Lccn
2011027966
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)739647042
Label
Da Vinci's ghost : genius, obsession, and how Leonardo created the world in his own image, Toby Lester
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-254) and index
Contents
Prologue. 1490 -- Body of empire -- Microcosm -- Master Leonardo -- Milan -- The artist-engineer -- Master builders -- Body and soul -- Portrait of the artist -- Epilogue. Afterlife
Control code
ocn739647042
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free press hardcover ed.
Extent
xv, 275 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781439189238
Lccn
2011027966
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)739647042

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