Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Art of the Figure

by

Write The First Customer Review

In late 1504 and early 1505, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) and Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) were both at work on commissions they had received to paint murals in Florence's City Hall. Leonardo was to depict a historic battle between Florence and Milan, Michelangelo one between Florence and Pisa. Though neither project was ever completed, the painters' mythic encounter shaped art and its history in the decades and centuries that followed. This concise, lucid, and thought-provoking book looks again at the one moment ...

Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Art of the Figure 2015, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300208207

Hardcover

Select