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Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson

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Walter Isaacson’s Leonardo da Vinci (2017) is a biography of the Italian Renaissance artist, researcher, and inventor. Isaacson traces Leonardo’s life and scientific pursuits, and provides history and criticism for each of his important works. The narrative draws especially on Leonardo’s extensive notebooks, which Isaacson studied in detail while writing the book...

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Walter Isaacson’s Leonardo da Vinci (2017) is a biography of the Italian Renaissance artist, researcher, and inventor. Isaacson traces Leonardo’s life and scientific pursuits, and provides history and criticism for each of his important works. The narrative draws especially on Leonardo’s extensive notebooks, which Isaacson studied in detail while writing the book...