Eye on Art: Leonardo da Vinci: Renaissance Genius, 1st Edition

  • Tamra B. Orr
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534565337
  • ISBN-13: 9781534565333
  • DDC: 709.2
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released September 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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The term Renaissance man is used to describe a number of talented individuals today, but it got its real start with Leonardo da Vinci. As an artist, inventor, and scholar, he produced everything from the Mona Lisa to drawings of the world's first airplanes. Through informative main text and sidebars, annotated quotes from scholars, and detailed examples of da Vinci's work, readers are introduced to a genius who never went to formal school but invented machines that would not be made for centuries. Leonardo da Vinci is a fascinating historical figure, and his story is sure to inspire young artists.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: A True Polymath.
1: A Man Like No Other.
2: The Beginning Artist.
3: New Techniques, New Masterpieces.
4: Ideal Cities and Unfinished Horses.
5: Faces to Flight: The Drawings.
6: A Lasting Legend.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.