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Author Syson, Luke

Title Leonardo da Vinci : painter at the court of Milan / [Leonardo da Vinci] ; Luke Syson with Larry Keith [and others] ; [editor, Johanna Stephenson]

Publ Info London : National Gallery Company, 2011
[New Haven, Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press
London : National Gallery Company, 2011
[New Haven, Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  N6923.L33 A4 2011    AVAILABLE  Oversize
 Wheaton Fine Arts Stacks  N6923.L33 A4 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 319 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 33 cm
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Note Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the National Gallery, London, Nov. 9, 2011-Feb. 5, 2012
Contents The rewards of service : Leonardo da Vinci and the Duke of Milan / Luke Syson -- In pursuit of perfection : Leonardo's painting technique / Larry Keith -- Catalogue. The eye and the mind : seeing and believing ; The musician in Milan : a quiet revolution ; Beauty and love : Leonardo's portraits of women ; Body and soul : Saint Jerome in penitence ; Representing the divine: The Virgin of the rocks ; The Madonna Litta : Leonardo and his companions -- Character and emotion : The Last Supper ; The Miracle of talent : Leonardo and the French
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Da Vinci's reputation as an inventor and scientist, and the complexity of his personality, have sometimes almost overshadowed the importance of his aims and techniques as a painter. This is a new examination of da Vinci's career that illuminates his time as court painter to the Duke of Milan, an experience that fundamentally changed his legacy
LC subject Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Exhibitions
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Influence -- Exhibitions
Artists -- Italy -- Milan -- Biography -- Exhibitions
Art, Renaissance -- Italy -- Milan -- Exhibitions
Art, Italian -- Italy -- Milan -- 15th century -- Exhibitions
Add Author Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519
Keith, Larry
Stephenson, Johanna
National Gallery (Great Britain)
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