DK Eyewitness Books: Da Vinci And His Times

DK Eyewitness Books: Da Vinci And His Times

Andrew Langley

Language: English

Pages: 72

ISBN: 0756617685

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Celebrate the renewed popularity of history's original Renaissance man with a re-launched edition of this classic Eyewitness book, featuring eight exciting new pages of material.

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the first female artists to become famous. It shows a child looking rather uncomfortable in a bulky embroidered tunic and lace ruff. Childhood was not regarded as a separate state from adulthood in Renaissance times, as it is today. Children were thought of as miniature adults and were dressed in tiny versions of adults’ clothes. (c) 2011 Dorling Kindersley. All Rights Reserved. 37 Lavish wealth is displayed in almost every aspect of this portrait of Dona Margarita de Cardona by a follower of

main panel of an altarpiece. The panel often contains scenes from the lives of the saints represented above. (see also ALTARPIECE) SCULPTURE Three-dimensional work of art that can be carved, modeled, built, or cast. (see also RELIEF) SINOPIA A technique that uses red ocher to draw initial guides for fresco painting. SIZE A clear glue made by boiling animal skins, and used to prime or coat bare wood before it was painted with gesso (see also GESSO) SFUMATO A technique (especially applied to the

del Verrocchio (1435-88) Palazzo MediciRiccardi, Firenze/BAL; tc SC. Pages 38-39 p38: bl Vinci Tourist Office; p39: crb V&A; Pages 22-23 p22: bc AKG; br, detail Libyan Sibyl by Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) Vatican Museums and Galleries, Rome/BAL; c Louvre, Paris/ET Archive. Pages 42-43 p42: bc Image Select; bl, detail Oeffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel, Kunstmuseum; r The Wellcome Trust (Wellcome Institute Library, London); p43: tl Hunter 364 (TOP V14 f.59) John Bannister delivering an

to 1340 for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell (1276-1345), Latin, Luttrell Psalter, (14th century) British Library, London/BAL; c British Library; br MEPL; tr MEPL; p53: t Add 42130 f.182v Text, and grotesque - the hybrid monster composed of animal and human parts, begun prior to 1340 for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell (1276-1345), Latin, Luttrell Pages 34-35 p34: tl Szepmueveszeti Muzeum, Budapest AKG; cl Study for the Battle of Anghiari, 1504-5 (pen & ink) by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Galleria dell’ Accademia,

Museum. Pages 60-61 background Private Collection/BAL; p60: tl Courtesy of The British Library; br © EMPICS Ltd; bl SCA; p61: tl Courtesy of the Musée du Louvre, Paris Pages 62-63 p62: l SCA; p63: t SCA; Pages 64-65 background Erich Lessing/AKG; p64: tl Private Collection, Boltin Picture Library/BAL; tr B.S.P.I/CORBIS; cl Erich Lessing/AKG; p65: tl V&A Images/Victoria and Albert Museum; ca Sandro Vannini/CORBIS; br Hermitage, St Petersburg, Russia/ Pages 66-67 p67: cr Rabatti –

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