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This is the first volume of a new series of publications by Delphi Classics, the best-selling publisher of classical works. A first of its kind in digital print, the Masters of Art series allows Kobo readers to explore the works of the worlds greatest artists in comprehensive detail. This volume presents the genius of Leonardo da Vinci, the world's greatest painter, in beautiful detail, with scholarly introductions, as well as the usual Delphi bonus material. (Current version: 1)

Features:
* the complete paintings of Leonardo da Vinci
* includes previously lost works, with annotations
* concise introductions to the paintings and other works, giving valuable contextual information
* learn the secrets of the MONA LISA, the history of THE LAST SUPPER or the meaning behind THE VITRUVIAN MAN
* beautiful 'detail' images, allowing you to explore Leonardo's masterpieces as though in the gallery
* includes Leonardos drawings and his complete notebooks
* special criticism section, with essays by critics such as Sigmund Freud
* features two biographies on Leonardo's life, including Vasari's famous biography
* hundreds of images in stunning colour - highly recommended for viewing on tablets and smart phones or as a valuable reference tool on traditional eReaders

CONTENTS:

The Paintings
TOBIAS AND THE ANGEL
MADONNA OF THE POMEGRANATE
THE MADONNA OF THE CARNATION
THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST
THE ANNUNCIATION
THE BENOIS MADONNA
PORTRAIT OF GINEVRA DE' BENCI
ST JEROME IN THE WILDERNESS
THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI
THE VIRGIN OF THE ROCKS (LOUVRE)
THE VIRGIN OF THE ROCKS (NATIONAL GALLERY)
THE HEAD OF A WOMAN
LITTA MADONNA
LADY WITH AN ERMINE
PORTRAIT OF A MUSICIAN
LA BELLE FERRONNIÈRE
THE LAST SUPPER
THE MADONNA OF THE YARNWINDER
MONA LISA
THE VIRGIN AND CHILD WITH SAINT ANNE
LEDA AND THE SWAN
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
BACCHUS (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST)
THE BATTLE OF ANGHIARI
SALVATOR MUNDI

The Drawings
THE VITRUVIAN MAN
THE VIRGIN AND CHILD WITH ST ANNE AND ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
SELF-PORTRAIT
STUDY OF HORSES
OTHER DRAWINGS

The Notebooks
THE NOTEBOOKS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI
THOUGHTS ON ART AND LIFE

The Criticism
LEONARDO DA VINCI by SIGMUND FREUD
EXTRACT FROM THE RENAISSANCE by WALTER PATER
EXTRACT FROM ESSAYS ON ART by A. CLUTTON-BROCK

The Biographies
LIFE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI by GIORGIO VASARI
LEONARDO DA VINCI by MAURICE W. BROCKWELL

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