A Treatise on Painting by Leonardo Da VinciA Treatise on Painting by Leonardo Da Vinci

A Treatise on Painting

byLeonardo Da Vinci

Paperback | January 26, 2005

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This work is the principal repository of da Vinci's practical thoughts on the technique of drawing and painting. It begins with precise instructions on drawing the human body and then moves on to techniques of rendering motion. Includes 48 anatomical drawings by Nicholas Poussin and geometrical and architectural designs by Leon Battista Alberti.
Often called the Universal Man, this genius in science, engineering, aeronautics, technology was also one of the world's greatest painters, as well as a sculptor, an architect, and a town planner. Born in Vinci, Leonardo was apprenticed as a 14-year-old to the sculptor-painter Andrea Verrocchio in Florence. In 1482, he went to Milan as...
Title:A Treatise on PaintingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 0.68 inPublished:January 26, 2005Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486441555

ISBN - 13:9780486441559

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