Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci
by Charles Lewis Hind
Publisher: G. Newnes 1907
Number of pages: 132
A quick study into the methods and style of Da Vinci's drawings and art. Leonardo da Vinci found in drawing the readiest and most stimulating way of self-expression. The use of pen and crayon came to him as naturally as the monologue to an eager and egoistic talker.
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by Kenneth D. Keele, Jane Roberts - Metropolitan Museum of Art
These drawings of the human body by Leonardo are based on the artist's own anatomical dissections and show his evolving understanding of physiology. The drawings demonstrate Leonardo's progress from technical mastery to consummate draftsmanship.
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