Leonardo: The Artist And The Man by Serge BramlyLeonardo: The Artist And The Man by Serge Bramly

Leonardo: The Artist And The Man

bySerge BramlyTranslated bySian Reynolds

Paperback | March 1, 1995

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"A considerable work of assimilative scholarship and common sense...races along merrily."—The Boston Globe.
Serge Bramly is a novelist, ethnologist, screenwriter, art critic, and historian of photography. He has published more than 20 books, including Macumba, a study of Afro-Brazilian religions; La Danse de Loup, a historical novel; and several works of art history. In 1992 he collaborated with Bettina Rheims on the book Chambre Close.Sian ...
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Title:Leonardo: The Artist And The ManFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.2 × 6.1 × 1.3 inPublished:March 1, 1995Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140231757

ISBN - 13:9780140231755

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Chronology
Introduction
I. A Cirlce of Mirrors
II. Lovable as a Love Child
III. Artium Mater
IV. Fear and Desire
V. Dispero
VI. Pen and Penknife
VII. Thoughts Turn to Hope
VIII. The Absolute Man
IX. Laurels and Tempests
X. Like a Well-Filled Day
XI. The Traces
Epilogue
Notes
Leonardo's Paintings
Leading Artists of the Quattrocento
Leonardo's Writings
Selected Bibliography
Index

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First published in France, Serge Bramly's acclaimed biography reveals Leonardo to be as complicated, seductive, and profoundly sympathetic as the figures he painted. Bramly spent five years gathering evidence to reconstruct the artist's life--from his early years as an illegitimate child to his death in the arms of the King of France. Four pages of color photographs; 75 B&W photos.