The Resource Young Leonardo : the evolution of a revolutionary artist, 1472-1499, Jean-Pierre Isbouts and Christopher Heath Brown

Young Leonardo : the evolution of a revolutionary artist, 1472-1499, Jean-Pierre Isbouts and Christopher Heath Brown

Label
Young Leonardo : the evolution of a revolutionary artist, 1472-1499
Title
Young Leonardo
Title remainder
the evolution of a revolutionary artist, 1472-1499
Statement of responsibility
Jean-Pierre Isbouts and Christopher Heath Brown
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The traditional view of Leonardo da Vinci's career is that he enjoyed a promising start in Florence and then moved to Milan to become the celebrated court artist of Duke Ludovico Sforza. Young Leonardo proves all of this wrong. It reveals how the struggling painter was repeatedly snubbed by the prevailing trends of Florentine style before escaping to Milan empty-handed. But Milan offered little more; Sforza's patronage was lukewarm, to say the least, and all the major commissions went to artists whose names are now forgotten. How did the amateur become one of the all-time greatest masters? Slowly, meticulously, disastrously. Focusing on an often neglected period in Leonardo's life, here is a fascinating window into the artist's mind as he develops the techniques that will transform Western art forever. Because before there could be a Last Supper, a Mona Lisa, a St. Anne, there had to be a young Leonardo"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isbouts, Jean-Pierre
Dewey number
  • 709.2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
N6923.L33
LC item number
I83 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brown, Christopher Heath
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leonardo
  • Artists
  • ART
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Target audience
adult
Label
Young Leonardo : the evolution of a revolutionary artist, 1472-1499, Jean-Pierre Isbouts and Christopher Heath Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Toward the Adoration of The Magi: Leonardo's early oeuvre in Florence -- Prologue -- Beginnings in Florence -- The Adoration of the Magi -- Part II. Towrad The Last Supper: Leonardo's oeuvre in Milan -- An artist in Milan -- The Sforza commissiions -- The Pala Sforzesca -- The Santa Maria delle Grazie -- Montorfano's Crucifixion with Donors -- The theme of The Last Supper -- Painting The Last Supper -- Seeing The Last Supper with new eyes
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 231 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250129352
Lccn
2017001968
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957021224
  • 1584266
  • (OCoLC)ocn957021224
  • 1584266
Label
Young Leonardo : the evolution of a revolutionary artist, 1472-1499, Jean-Pierre Isbouts and Christopher Heath Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Toward the Adoration of The Magi: Leonardo's early oeuvre in Florence -- Prologue -- Beginnings in Florence -- The Adoration of the Magi -- Part II. Towrad The Last Supper: Leonardo's oeuvre in Milan -- An artist in Milan -- The Sforza commissiions -- The Pala Sforzesca -- The Santa Maria delle Grazie -- Montorfano's Crucifixion with Donors -- The theme of The Last Supper -- Painting The Last Supper -- Seeing The Last Supper with new eyes
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 231 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250129352
Lccn
2017001968
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957021224
  • 1584266
  • (OCoLC)ocn957021224
  • 1584266

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