Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci and His Circle - Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan

Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci and His Circle - Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan

Italy — Last quarter of the 15th century – 16th century

53 masterful studies from the hand of Leonardo da Vinci that are housed in the splendid collections of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana

  1. Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) is remembered as the greatest polymath of the Renaissance

  2. His notebooks offer wonderful insights into the mind of the genius and his creative process

  3. This collection includes studies of horses as well as human faces both beautiful and grotesque

Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci and His Circle - Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan

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Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci and His Circle - Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan

Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) is regarded as the most significant universal genius of the Italian Renaissance. His artistic works – the great paintings above all – are world famous to this day. These 53 drawings include the studies of horses and human beings, with a particular focus given to faces both beautiful and grotesque. In fact, there is an extraordinary amount of attention paid to unusual or exaggerated facial features in these studies. They originate from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan, which has one of the most extensive Leonardo collections in the world, including the famous 12-volume Codex Atlanticus.

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Alternative Titles
I disegni di Leonardo da Vinci e della sua cerchia alla Biblioteca Ambrosiana di Milano
Zeichnungen von Leonardo da Vinci und seinem Umkreis - Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Mailand
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Italy
Date
Last quarter of the 15th century – 16th century
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#1 I disegni di Leonardo e della sua cerchia alla Biblioteca Ambrosiana di Milano

Limited Edition: 999 copies
Commentary: 1 volume by Luisa Cogliani Arano and Augusto Marinoni
Language: Italian
1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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