Leonardo da Vinci possessed arguably the greatest mind the world has ever known. Artist, draftsman, inventor, and philosopher, his contributions to modern society are profound and wide-reaching. This nicely illustrated book gathers and describes many of the beloved paintings and drawings created by the great master and admired by artists and scientists alike. It also analyzes the history and significance of each.
Art historian Lucia Aquino specializes in 15th and 16th century art and history.