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Leonardo da Vinci, Master Draftsman
by Carmen C. Bambach , Martin Kemp, Claire Farago, Carmen C. Bambach , Varena Forcione , Anne-Marie Logan , Pietro C. Marani , Carlo Pedretti , more…Carlo Vecce , FranCoise Viatte , Linda Wolk-Simon …less
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) stands as a supreme icon in the history of Western civilization. With much of his work lost or unfinished, the key to his legacy is without doubt to be found in the enormous body of his extant drawings and accompanying manuscript notes. Famous for their beauty and technical virtuosity, Leonardo's drawings were avidly sought by collectors even ...more
Hardcover, 800 pages
Published January 11th 2003 by Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Mar 13, 2014 Dyer rated it it was amazing
I saw this exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and had to stand in line which progressed very slowly into a cramped viewing chamber, and then wait in other lines at each case displaying these jewels of genius drawings. It was worth the wait. However the catalog was pricey and I couldn't afford one. Visiting the Cloisters a year and half later they had the $75.00 catalog on sale for less than a paperback copy. This was also worth the wait as the reproductions of those exquisite drawings are ...more