Da Vinci, in detail: life and work of the best artist of the Renaissance.
On the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, the Taschen publishing house produced an updated edition of his title in XL format, obtaining the most complete book ever published on the life and work of the painter, sculptor, architect and inventor at an incredible price . The reasoned catalog of Leonardo’s paintings covers all his existing and lost pictorial works. With full-page details of many of them, this publication allows the reader to examine even the most subtle facets of those brushstrokes that revolutionized art history. Authors: Frank Zöllner and Johannes Nathan.
Hardcover bound book with illustrated dust jacket, guide tape. Format 22 x 27 cm, weight more than 3 kg. 704 pages. Texts in Spanish.
Unrivaled figure for his wit, technical prowess and curiosity, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) personifies the humanistic ideal of Renaissance man: an unmatched master of painting, sculpture, mapping, anatomy, architecture … and more. Leonardo, whose appeal is as great as his interests were, has captivated both art historians and collectors and the millions of people who come to admire his works every year. His images permeate almost every facet of Western culture: Vitruvian Man is engraved on millions of euro coins, The Last Supper is considered the most reproduced religious painting in history, and the Mona Lisa has fascinated countless artists and admirers. along the centuries.
On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his death, this updated edition is an incomparable study of the life and work of Leonardo, which includes a reasoned catalog of his preserved and lost paintings. Thanks to impressive full-page detail images, the reader has access to the finest of his brush strokes; proof, all of them, of his prodigious ability.
An extensive catalog with almost 700 drawings by Leonardo sheds even more light on the variety of his work. From intricately designed machine diagrams to chubby portraits of children, these images are proof of your technical imagination, boundless and visionary, accompanied by a subtle and perceptive hand capable of capturing everyday moments of poignant depth.
The book includes a new prologue by Frank Zöllner, expanded exclusively for this special edition, which examines the latest scientific advances in the study of Leonardo’s work and the story behind the fascinating Salvator Mundi, recently auctioned for the record amount of 450 million Dollars.
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