At the turn of the 20th century a brilliant Russian writer, Dmitri Merejkowski, wrote this novel, "The Romance of Leonardo Da Vinci," a profound meditation on art and religion. Merejkowski portrays Leonardo as a man of many facets, some of which may be grouped as pagan, some of which are Christian. As a result, Leonardo was filled with conflict and doubts. Striving for the unattainable, he almost never completes a work. Always dissatisfied with what he has done, the artist suffers a characteristically modern "anxiety."

The Romance of Leonardo Da Vinci 2009, Ishi Press

ISBN-13: 9784871878395

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