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Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait by Leonardo da Vinci
Photo: Public Domain

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    The Lost Battles - Jonathan Jones
    Call Number: 709.2 JON
    ISBN: 9780307594754
    Publication Date: 2012-10-23
    An account of the life, work and times of the great Renaissance artist and inventor, Leonardo da Vinci.

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    The Horizon Book of the Renaissance - J.H. Plumb / Richard M. Ketchum
    Call Number: 940 HOR
    Publication Date: 1961
    Includes biographical essays on Petrarch, Machiavelli, the young Michelangelo, Lorenzo de Medici, Leonardo da Vinci, Pope Pius II, Doge Francesco Foscari, Federigo da Montefeltro, Beatrice and Isabella D'Este.

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    Leonardo Da Vinci - Bruno Santi
    Call Number: 759.5 WAL
    ISBN: 1878351109
    Publication Date: 1990-09-01
    Leonardo da Vinci examines the life of this painter, sculptor and engineer, including his time spent at the workshop of Verrochio, and the political and cultural atmosphere of Florence around 1480. The book also concentrates on particular elements found in da Vinci's works, including his use of action and movement, anatomy, mechanics, and caricature - and, of course, that smile.

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    Leonardo Da Vinci - Bruno Santi
    Call Number: 759.5 SAN
    ISBN: 0935748199
    Publication Date: 1981-01-01
    Leonardo da Vinci examines the life of this painter, sculptor and engineer, including his time spent at the workshop of Verrochio, and the political and cultural atmosphere of Florence around 1480. The book also concentrates on particular elements found in da Vinci's works, including his use of action and movement, anatomy, mechanics, and caricature - and, of course, that smile.

     

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    Famous Paintings by Da Vinci

    The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne
    by Leonardo da Vinci
    Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

    Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci
    Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

       

      Le Macchine di Leonardo Da Vinci

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      Le Macchine di Leonardo Da Vinci

      Circumfolgore
      Manuscript B, f. 88 v.
      Dimension: CM. 60 X 60 X 150

      Description: War machine consisting in 16 cannons mounted on a rotating platform. The cannons would have been firing simultaneously, thus preventing the boat from deviating from the desired course.

       

      Inventions

      Giant Crossbow by Leonardo da Vinci (Codex Atlanticus)
      Photo: Public Domain

      Drawings for screws and water wheels
      by Leonardo da Vinci (Codex Atlanticus)
      Photo: Public Domain


      War chariot to attack the surrounding wall
      Codex Atlanticus f.1084
      Photo: Public Domain

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