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Leonardo Da Vinci

Artist, Scientist, Inventor (15-Apr-1452 — 2-May-1519)


Andrea Bayer (editor). Painters of Reality: The Legacy of Leonardo and Caravaggio in Lombardy. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2004. 272pp.

Elmer Belt. Leonardo the Anatomist. University of Kansas Press. 1955. 76pp.

Kenneth Clark. Leonardo da Vinci: An Account of His Development as an Artist. Cambridge University Press. 1939. 210pp.

Kenneth Clark. A Catalogue of the Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci in the Collection of His Majesty the King, at Windsor Castle. Cambridge University Press. 1935. (2 vols.)

Bern Dibner. Leonardo Da Vinci: Machines and Weaponry. Norwalk, CT: Burndy Library. 1974. 28pp.

Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem. Études sur Léonard de Vinci. A. Hermann. 1906-13. (3 vols.)

Rona Goffen. Renaissance Rivals: Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael, Titian. Yale University Press. 2004. 532pp.

Richard McLanathan. Images of the Universe: Leonardo da Vinci: The Artist as Scientist. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co.. 1966. 192pp.

J. Playfair McMurrich. Leonardo Da Vinci, The Anatomist: 1452-1519. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins / Carnegie Institution of Washington. 1930. 265pp.

Charles Nicholl. Leonard Da Vinci: The Flights of the Mind. London: Allen Lane. 2004. 623pp.

Carlo Pedretti. A Chronology of Leonardo Da Vinci's Architectural Studies After 1500. Droz. 1962. 184pp.

Jens Peter Thiis. Translated by Jessie Muir. Leonardo Da Vinci: The Florentine Years of Leonardo & Verrocchio. H. Jenkins. 1913. 280pp.

Michael White. Leonardo: The First Scientist. St. Martin's Press. 2000.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.884)

  7. Who's Who in Aviation History (p.191)

  8. European Authors 1000-1900 (p.543)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.592)

  10. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.15, pp.440-45)

  11. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.63)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.298)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.402)

  14. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.293)

  15. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.177)

  16. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.309)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.62)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.74)

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