Leonardo da Vinci : artist, inventor, and scientist of the Renaissance / [text] Francesca Romei ; illustrated by Sergio, and Andrea Ricciardi
- Leonardo da Vinci has become the definition of the "Rennaissance man." His accomplishments in painting and sculpture, music and mathematics, and engineering and architecture have endured for centuries. The Renaissance was a watershed for European artisitc and scientific accomplishment and da Vinci led the way. He exemplified a new perspective, seeking to explore and control the forces of nature, and to extend the frontiers of human knowledge.
- Translated from the Italian.
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