The Resource Leonardo da Vinci, Walter Isaacson

Leonardo da Vinci, Walter Isaacson

Label
Leonardo da Vinci
Title
Leonardo da Vinci
Statement of responsibility
Walter Isaacson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"He was history's most creative genius. What secrets can he teach us? The author of the acclaimed bestsellers Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography. Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson weaves a narrative that connects his art to his science. He shows how Leonardo's genius was based on skills we can improve in ourselves, such as passionate curiosity, careful observation, and an imagination so playful that it flirted with fantasy. He produced the two most famous paintings in history, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. But in his own mind, he was just as much a man of science and technology. With a passion that sometimes became obsessive, he pursued innovative studies of anatomy, fossils, birds, the heart, flying machines, botany, geology, and weaponry. His ability to stand at the crossroads of the humanities and the sciences, made iconic by his drawing of Vitruvian Man, made him history's most creative genius"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isaacson, Walter,
Dewey number
  • 709.2
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
N6923.L33
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leonardo
  • Leonardo
  • Artists
  • Scientists
  • Gifted persons
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Artists, Architects, Photographers
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
  • Artists
  • Gifted persons
  • Scientists
  • Italy
Label
Leonardo da Vinci, Walter Isaacson
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=178&titleID=3255303
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn985604183
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501139178
Lccn
2017021625
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3B09EDF6-3820-4315-B160-B38A069FA70E
Label
Leonardo da Vinci, Walter Isaacson
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=178&titleID=3255303
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn985604183
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501139178
Lccn
2017021625
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3B09EDF6-3820-4315-B160-B38A069FA70E

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