This limited edition, beautifully crafted new book reveals the history behind Leonardo da Vinci’s work and gives new insight into his brilliant mind.
Author: Martin Kemp & Fabio Scaletti
About this book:
Produced by an Italian publisher of high-class art books, in collaboration with Martin Kemp and Fabio Scaletti, this wonderful new book encompasses the true breadth of Leonardo da Vinci’s work.
This handsome leather-bound edition is limited to 750 copies, with only 400 printed in English. It includes 160 stunning, high-quality images of Leonardo’s work over 300 pages. The standard of photography and production is exceptionally high and these amazing images are brought to life by world Leonardo expert Martin Kemp alongside Renaissance art scholar Fabio Scaletti.
All works and paintings have descriptive and technical notes, spanning from masterpieces like Adoration of the Magi and La Bella Principessa to his anatomical and architectural designs. Accompanied by informative narrative captions, it reveals the history behind his works and gives new insight into his multifaceted mind. With the direct contribution of collectors and museums, each work is captured with the greatest accuracy and care.
This lovingly produced and wonderfully crafted book breathes new life into the unmissable mind and work of this outstanding and multifaceted artist. It is an essential addition to art scholarship and the homes of art lovers, both new and well-versed.
We are delighted to be the exclusive booksellers in the UK and US for this publication.
About the Author:
Martin Kemp is Emeritus Research Professor of History of Art at Trinity College, Oxford University and a member of the British Academy. He has published several books, and won the Mitchell Prize for Leonardo da Vinci: The Marvellous Works of Nature and Man. He has also previously curated several exhibitions dedicated to the work of Leonardo, such as Ca 1492 at the National Gallery in Washington, and Leonardo da Vinci: Experience, Experiment, Design at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2006.
Fabio Scaletti is a Caravaggio specialist and scholar of Renaissance art, alongside having published several philosophical essays and stories. He dedicated himself to aesthetics for fifteen years, with particular focus on Caravaggio whose work was greatly influence by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.
Published by Scripta Maneant, publishers of unique art books which exemplify excellence and the highest values of art and culture. Each volume is made in accordance with great craftsmanship using refined materials.
We will be sending out this title in July. If you have any questions please do contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
304 pages, 30x40.2cm, 160 images.
Giving this book as a present? We can include a personal message from you, handwritten on one of our illustrated Heywood Hill postcards free of charge. Write your message in the 'notes' box at the checkout. If you would like the book gift-wrapped in our famous livery, also free of charge, just let us know.