The Fantasia of Leonardo da Vinci

The Fantasia of Leonardo da Vinci Eavesdrop on Leonardo s table talk with Ross KingHe was a polymathic genius but Leonardo da Vinci was also playful fanciful and often fearful of humans fate Bestselling author and scholar Ross King

  • Title: The Fantasia of Leonardo da Vinci
  • Author: Ross King
  • ISBN: 9781929154418
  • Page: 443
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Eavesdrop on Leonardo s table talk with Ross KingHe was a polymathic genius, but Leonardo da Vinci was also playful, fanciful and often fearful of humans fate Bestselling author and scholar Ross King shows us the Leonardo behind the canvas, as the artist tells the tales he might have told at court and to friends over dinner Ross perceptive narrative guides us throughEavesdrop on Leonardo s table talk with Ross KingHe was a polymathic genius, but Leonardo da Vinci was also playful, fanciful and often fearful of humans fate Bestselling author and scholar Ross King shows us the Leonardo behind the canvas, as the artist tells the tales he might have told at court and to friends over dinner Ross perceptive narrative guides us through this little known Leonardo his bestiary, fables, jests and riddles We see his fantasia Italian for imagination in the context of his time, and that makes all the difference It s a revealing portrait of a Leonardo unknown through history to all but the most diligent and perceptive of scholars We commissioned Ross to write this original work because of his authority in the field of Italian Renaissance art With images from the Royal Collection at Windsor, and beautifully rendered in Tuscan colors with a design that s pure fantasia Only from Levenger.e excerpts An original work by Ross King, the New York Times bestselling author of Brunelleschi s Dome and Michelangelo and the Pope s Ceiling Featuring little known writings of Leonardo da Vinci his bestiary, fables, jests and riddles Includes facsimiles of Leonardo s drawings from the Royal Collection at Windsor Each section of the book has a different design our own fantasia Beautifully presented in Tuscan orange and sepia on rich cream paper Hardcover with gold foil Smythe sewn binding with ribbon marker Acid free, archival quality paper 7 1 2 x 9 112 pages A special commission by Levenger Press, exclusively for Levenger customers Printed in the USA

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    1. The book is put together gorgeously, with fine paper and masterful illustrative touches. Interesting topic of a fascinating man; not the normal topics of da Vinci. Glad I picked this up.

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