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Biography: Leonardo Da Vinci John Malam

Biography: Leonardo Da Vinci By John Malam

Biography: Leonardo Da Vinci by John Malam


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Read the inspiring story of Leonardo Da Vinci's life, from his traditional Italian upbringing to his adult life as one of the most influential painters of all time.

Biography: Leonardo Da Vinci Summary

Biography: Leonardo Da Vinci by John Malam

Read the inspiring story of Leonardo Da Vinci's life, from his traditional Italian upbringing to his adult life as one of the most influential painters of all time. Raised in a remote Italian village with no formal education, Leonardo went on become famous for his portraits paintings and mechanical designs. Plans for helicopters, tanks, and waterwheels created several hundred years ahead of their time confirm da Vinci to be a revolutionary thinker, scientist, and experimental engineer. From the mysterious smile of the Mona Lisa to sketches of flying machines, Leonardo's works have stood the test of time.

About John Malam

JOHN MALAM is a British author of children's non-fiction books. He was born in Wolverhampton, England, and attended the University of Birmingham where he received a degree in Ancient History and Archaeology. He is a Reading Champion for the UK's National Literacy Trust, and a frequent visitor to schools. He specializes in children's non-fiction and has written over 200 books. He lives in Cheshire, north-west England.

Table of Contents

EARLY YEARS The Boy from Vinci p8 Early Lessons p12 The Changing Face of Portrait Painting p14 Moving to Florence p16 STARTING WORK Training to be an Artist p20 Struggling to Make a Living p24 Finding a Patron p26 Leaving Florence p28 A BUSY MAN Arrival in Milan p32 Friends and Apprentices p34 Leonardo's Notebooks p36 The Power of Water p38 The Dream of Flight p40 Fragile Fresco p42 NEW CHALLENGES Travels in Italy p46 The Art of War p48 Battle of the Giants p50 The Mona Lisa p52 The Human Body p54 An Invitation to France p56 Leonardo's Legacy p58 Glossary p60 Bibliography and Index p62

Additional information

GOR010029919
9781781715154
1781715157
Biography: Leonardo Da Vinci by John Malam
Used - Very Good
Paperback
QED Publishing
2014-05-28
64
N/A
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