Leonardo da Vinci

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Penguin Books, Jun 1, 1993 - Architecture - 274 pages
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Clark's study of Leonardo is generally considered the clearest introduction available to the work of the controversial genius. This edition contains 128 plates, integrated into the text; a revised list of dates; an updated bibliography; and a new introduction.

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User Review  - Stefano Ottolenghi - Goodreads

This is only about Leonardo as an artist. Not as a scientist, little as a person, but as an artist. There are long parts of we-are-not-sure-who-painted-this and there-is-evidence-that-this-and-that-but that I really didn't care about. Interesting but not as much as I expected. Read full review

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User Review  - Jack - Goodreads

Kenneth Clark is an interesting bag. His books were often the textbooks of Universities during the 60's and 70's. He was not a historian 'til he was given the job of protecting England's ancient treasures and arts. He even filmed a series about history. A bit of a dry affair. Read full review


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Spectacular Bodies" is curated by Martin Kemp, Professor of the History of Art at Oxford University, and Marina Wallace, Senior Lecturer, School of Graphic and Industrial Design at Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design, London.