Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan

4.13 of 5 stars 4.13  ·  rating details  ·  15 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Leonardo da Vinci's reputation as an inventor and scientist, and the complexity of his creativity andpersonality, have sometimes almost overshadowed the importance of his aims and techniques as a painter. Thiscatalogue focuses on a crucial period in the 1480s and 1490s when, as a salaried court artist to Duke Ludovico Sforza in the city-state of Milan, freed from the press...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published November 29th 2011 by National Gallery London
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Leonardo da Vinci, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Leonardo da Vinci

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 50)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
L.
Beautiful pictures, lots of discussions of Leonardo's artistic and philosophical style and what he taught his students. He didn't really create many completely finished pieces, but even the unfinished ones and the damaged ones are incredible. He really didn't ever stop drawing, or writing.

I admit, I've had this book checked out for so long that I finally mostly skimmed a lot of the last few catalog pieces, but the very last piece in the book is my favorite: Christ as Savior of the World. Hauntin...more
Joe
This is the catalogue to go with the exhibition at the National Gallery. Amazingly detailed, it includes biographical, historical and technical information in buckets. Also, beautifully illustrated as you’d expect.
Shania
Shania marked it as to-read
Jun 30, 2014
Jeane
Jeane marked it as to-read
Oct 05, 2013
Jacqui Kirby
Jacqui Kirby marked it as to-read
May 14, 2013
Foundinbooks
Foundinbooks is currently reading it
Dec 30, 2012
Tony
Tony marked it as to-read
Feb 20, 2012
Simon
Simon marked it as to-read
Feb 04, 2012
Sop
Sop marked it as to-read
Jan 30, 2012
مصطفي سليمان
مصطفي سليمان marked it as to-read
Jan 29, 2012
Raluca
Raluca is currently reading it
Jan 28, 2012
Randi
Randi marked it as to-read
Jan 21, 2012
Vivienne
Vivienne is currently reading it
Jan 17, 2012
Brynley
Brynley marked it as to-read
Jan 17, 2012
Jodi Mccoy
Jodi Mccoy marked it as to-read
Jan 07, 2012
Barbara
Barbara marked it as to-read
Jan 06, 2012
Lea
Lea marked it as to-read
Jan 03, 2012
Eithne
Eithne marked it as to-read
Dec 30, 2011
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Leonardo Da Vinci: Painter At The Court Of Milan Objects Of Virtue: Art In Renaissance Italy Renaissance Siena: Art for a City Pisanello: Painter To The Renaissance Court Pisanello: Painter to the Renaissance Court

Share This Book