The Young Leonardo: Art and Life in Fifteenth-Century Florence

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Leonardo da Vinci is often presented as the 'transcendent genius', removed from or ahead of his time. This book, however, attempts to understand him in the context of Renaissance Florence. Larry J. Feinberg explores Leonardo's origins and the beginning of his career as an artist. While celebrating his many artistic achievements, the book illuminates his debt to other artists' works and his struggles to gain and retain patronage, as well as his career and personal difficulties. Feinberg examines the range of Leonardo's ...

The Young Leonardo: Art and Life in Fifteenth-Century Florence 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107688223

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The Young Leonardo: Art and Life in Fifteenth-Century Florence 2011, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781107002395

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