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

Lester, Toby (Author). Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 (Added Author).

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Summary:

An award-winning author takes on the genesis of Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. In this modest drawing, da Vinci attempted nothing less than to calibrate the harmonies of the universe and understand the central role man played in the cosmos. Lester brings Vitruvian Man to life, resurrecting the ghost of an unknown da Vinci.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library 741.092 L567 (Text) 37801000340107 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 02/24/2012 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 741.092 LES (Text) 33892005553376 NON-FICTION Book None 03/08/2012 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1439189234
  • ISBN: 9781439189238
  • ISBN: 9781439189252 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: 275 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2012.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue. 1490 -- Body of empire -- Microcosm -- Master Leonardo -- Milan -- The artist-engineer -- Master builders -- Body and soul -- Portrait of the artist -- Epilogue. Afterlife.
Summary, etc.:
An award-winning author takes on the genesis of Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. In this modest drawing, da Vinci attempted nothing less than to calibrate the harmonies of the universe and understand the central role man played in the cosmos. Lester brings Vitruvian Man to life, resurrecting the ghost of an unknown da Vinci.
Subject: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Vitruvian man
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519

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