Leonardo da Vinci - TouchInside

Leonardo da Vinci

By TouchInside

  • Release Date: 2012-01-20
  • Genre: Art & Architecture
3.5 Score: 3.5 (From 173 Ratings)
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Description

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519, Old Style) was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer whose genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal. Leonardo has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance Man, a man of "unquenchable curiosity" and "feverishly inventive imagination". He is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived. According to art historian Helen Gardner, the scope and depth of his interests were without precedent and "his mind and personality seem to us superhuman, the man himself mysterious and remote". Marco Rosci points out, however, that while there is much speculation about Leonardo, his vision of the world is essentially logical rather than mysterious, and that the empirical methods he employed were unusual for his time.

Reviews

  • A well constructed fraud

    2
    By ActuallyReadTheBook
    This book is copied from the Wikipedia article on Leonardo da Vinci, word for word, including things like "citation needed" within the text. Other reviews are clearly fake, otherwise they would have noticed this immediately.
  • Great Book!!!!!!!

    3
    By 152Ratings
    I was going to look at 5 of the 152 ratings, but since there were only 4 viewable and I don't know where the rest have gone, I'm sceptical
  • Reading it atm

    5
    By SudaRogers
    It sounds gud so let's read!
  • Leonardo Da Vinci FAN

    5
    By King Future Nerd
    I am about to read this book sounds good
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    5
    By Crashes in tips
    This book is amazing and it's free. Incredible!
  • Amazing

    5
    By Jafar Taslimi
    This book about da vichi's life and art is amazing plus it's absulotly free!!! I recommend everybody who likes leonardo to download it and ,like I did, give i 5 stars.

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