This compact catalogue raisonné of Leonardo da Vinci's masterful paintings traces the artist's life and work, presenting all known paintings and drawing as well as his letters, contracts, diary entries, and writings to explore the man behind the groundbreaking artworks.
Leonardo da Vinci: The Complete Paintings (Bibliotheca Universalis)
One of the most accomplished human beings who ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci remains a quintessential Renaissance genius. The perfect companion to the Leonardo Graphic Work edition, this is a compact catalogue raisonné of the artist's masterful paintings.
Drawn from the best-selling XXL edition, the book traces the artist's life and work across 10 chapters, presenting all known paintings and drawing as well as his letters, contracts, diary entries, and writings to explore the man behind the groundbreaking artworks. From The Virgin of the Rocks to The Virgin and Child with St. Anne to the ever-beguiling Mona Lisa, you'll find some of the finest treasures of the Louvre, Prado Museum, and National Gallery, London, as well as Leonardo works that have been lost to time, but are no less startling in their precision and poise.
- 488 pages
- 6 × 1.5 × 8 inches
- Published 2017