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Da Vinci's Ghost

Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image

Lester, Toby

(Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Da Vinci's Ghost
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Journalist and storyteller Toby Lester brings Vitruvian Man to life, resurrecting the ghost of an unknown Leonardo. Populated by a colorful cast of characters, including Brunelleschi of the famous Dome, "Da Vinci's Ghost" opens up a surprising window onto the artist and philosopher himself and the tumultuous intellectual and cultural transformations he bridged.
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2012
Edition: 1st Free press hardcover ed
ISBN: 1439189234
9781439189238
Branch Call Number: NC257.L4 A78 2012
Characteristics: xv, 275 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Leonardo 1452-1519

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Apr 22, 2013
  • jangelucci rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of the best books I've ever read. An amazing account of the artist and his work weaved beautfilly into a compelling story.

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