Leonardo Da Vinci: Origins of a Genius

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Yale University Press, 1998 - Art - 240 pages
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Leonardo's stature as a giant who changed the course of western art is uncontested. Yet until now there has been no full-length study of the young Leonardo and his earliest works. This beautiful book presents the most complete account ever written of Leonardo's mysterious beginnings as an artist.
  

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In an effort to understand the developmental processes that culminate in mature works, researchers have long focused on the early years of the creative genius. This may well be the first such inquiry ... Read full review

Contents

Verrocchio and Pollaiuolo
5
Verrocchio the Painter and His Shop
23
The Apprentice
47
Science and Sensibility
75
The Nature of the Portrait
101
1 The Collaborator
123
Epilogue
147

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David Alan Brown is a computer scientist specializing in artificial intelligence systems design. Recently retired from computer consulting and systems design and development, he now continues his basic research in cognitive science themes.

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