Leonardo. The Complete Paintings and Drawings
Frank Zoellner, Johannes Nathan
Leonardo da Vinci is a key figure of the Italian Renaissance. This updated XXL monograph presents all his paintings and almost 700 drawings – the most comprehensive survey to date on the master artist, architect, and inventor. Discover the finest subtleties in the brushstrokes that revolutionized art with full-page, detailed photos.
The authors Frank Zöllner wrote his doctoral thesis on motifs originating from Antiquity in the history of art and architecture of the Medieval and Renaissance periods (1987). He is also the author of a postdoctoral treatise on motion and expression in the art of Leonardo da Vinci, published in 2010. He has published numerous works on Renaissance art and art theory, and on 20th-century art. Since 1996 he has been Professor of Medieval and Modern Art at the University of Leipzig. For TASCHEN he has authored the XL monographs on Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. Johannes Nathan studied art history at New York University and the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, where he earned his Ph.D. in 1995 with a dissertation on the working methods of Leonardo da Vinci. He is the author of numerous art publications, director of Nathan Fine Art (Berlin and Zürich) and teaches art history at the Technische Universität, Berlin.