By Leonardo da Vinci, H. Anna Suh
Leonardo da Vinci—artist, inventor, and prototypical Renaissance man—is a perennial resource of fascination due to his amazing mind and boundless interest in regards to the common and man-made international. in the course of his lifestyles he created quite a few artworks and stored voluminous notebooks that specified his creative and highbrow pursuits.
The choice of writings and paintings during this remarkable e-book are drawn from his notebooks. The ebook organizes his wide variety of pursuits into topics comparable to human figures, gentle and colour, viewpoint and visible notion, anatomy, botany and panorama, geography, the actual sciences and astronomy, structure, sculpture, and innovations. approximately every bit of writing in the course of the publication is keyed to the piece of art it describes.
The writing and artwork is chosen by way of paintings historian H. Anna Suh, who presents attention-grabbing statement and perception into the cloth, making Leonardo's Notebooks a gorgeous single-volume compendium celebrating his enduring genius.