“A considerable work of assimilative scholarship and common sense…races along merrily.”—The Boston Globe.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments Chronology Introduction I. A Cirlce of Mirrors II. Lovable as a Love Child III. Artium Mater IV. Fear and Desire V. Dispero VI. Pen and Penknife VII. Thoughts Turn to Hope VIII. The Absolute Man IX. Laurels and Tempests X. Like a Well-Filled Day XI. The Traces Epilogue Notes Leonardo’s Paintings Leading Artists of the Quattrocento Leonardo’s Writings Selected Bibliography Index