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Leonardo da Vinci / Walter Isaacson.

Isaacson, Walter, (author.).

Available copies

  • 17 of 42 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

21 current holds with 42 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B DAVINCI ISA (Text) 34207002121516 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria B DAV (Text) 37521530872383 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Checked out 11/28/2017
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 92 DAV (Text) 36803001036685 BIOGRAPHY Checked out 12/12/2017
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola B DA VINCI L (Text) 33118000181491 Adult: New Book Checked out 11/25/2017
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville B DA VINCI (Text) 78321000026830 Adult Biography Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver BIO DAV-L ISA-W (Text) 34304000872652 Adult - Biography Checked out 12/04/2017
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora 921 DA VINCI (Text) 50825010722428 Non-Fiction Checked out 12/05/2017
Greentown PL - Greentown B DA VINCI, LEONARDO (Text) 75342000084990 Biography Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIO DA VINCI (Text) 36626103880563 New Adult Biographies Checked out 12/09/2017
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 709.2 ISAA (Text) 39213000822217 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 11/30/2017
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501139154
  • ISBN: 1501139150
  • Physical Description: xii, 599 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 533-570) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: I can also paint -- Childhood -- Apprentice -- On his own -- Milan -- Leonardo's notebooks -- Court entertainer -- Personal life -- Vitruvian Man -- The horse monument -- Scientist -- Birds and flight -- The mechanical arts -- Math -- The nature of man -- Virgin of the Rocks -- The Milan portraits -- The science of art -- The Last Supper -- Personal turmoil -- Florence again -- Saint Anne -- Paintings lost and found -- Cesare Borgia -- Hydraulic engineer -- Michelangelo and the lost Battles -- Return to Milan -- Anatomy, round two -- The world and its waters -- Rome -- Pointing the way -- The Mona Lisa -- France -- Conclusion -- Coda. Describe the tongue of the woodpecker.
Summary, etc.: The best-selling author of Benjamin Franklin draws on da Vinci's remarkable notebooks as well as new discoveries about his life and work in a narrative portrait that connects the master's art to his science, demonstrating how da Vinci's genius was based on the skills and qualities of everyday people, from curiosity and observation to imagination and fantasy.
Subject: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Artists > Italy > Biography.
Scientists > Italy > Biography.
Gifted persons > Italy > Biography.

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