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Leonardo da Vinci: Experience, Experiment, and Design

Leonardo da Vinci: Experience, Experiment, and Design

Leonardo da Vinci: Experience, Experiment, and Design

$60.00

DA VINCI. Kemp, Martin

Cl. Princeton, 2006

Book ID: 71016

Kemp elucidates what he calls Leonardo's "thinking on paper." In this handsome reproduction of notebook pages, Kemp annotates the great Renaissance artist and inventor's brilliant doodles, which range across a wide intellectual landscape from geometry and the effects of light on objects to human anatomy, perpetual motion machines, and Leonardo's methodical preparations for the technical challenges of masterpieces such as the Mona Lisaand The Last Supper.

224 pp., 190 color illus.