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The Resource Leonardo and the Last supper, Ross King

Leonardo and the Last supper, Ross King

Label
Leonardo and the Last supper
Title
Leonardo and the Last supper
Statement of responsibility
Ross King
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the complete story of the creation of The Last Supper mural: the adversities suffered by the artist during its execution; the experimental techniques he employed; the models for Christ and the Apostles that he used; and the numerous personalities involved -- everyone from Leonardo's young assistants to Ludovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan who commissioned the work
Pace
Writing style
Award
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Nonfiction, 2012.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice 2012
  • ALA Notable Book, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10141132
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Ross
Dewey number
759.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ND623.L5
LC item number
A683 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leonardo
  • Leonardo da Vinci
Label
Leonardo and the Last supper, Ross King
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Last Supper : with Apostles identified -- The Bronze Horse -- Portrait of the artist as a middle-aged man -- The Cenacolo -- Dinner in Jerusalem -- Leonardo's court -- The Holy League -- Secret recipes -- "Trouble from this side and that" -- Every painter paints himself -- A sense of perspective -- A sense of proportion -- The beloved disciple -- Food and drink -- The language of the hands -- "No one loves the Duke" -- Epilogue: Tell me if I ever did a thing
Control code
ocn852399761
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780802717054
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012005358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)852399761
Label
Leonardo and the Last supper, Ross King
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Last Supper : with Apostles identified -- The Bronze Horse -- Portrait of the artist as a middle-aged man -- The Cenacolo -- Dinner in Jerusalem -- Leonardo's court -- The Holy League -- Secret recipes -- "Trouble from this side and that" -- Every painter paints himself -- A sense of perspective -- A sense of proportion -- The beloved disciple -- Food and drink -- The language of the hands -- "No one loves the Duke" -- Epilogue: Tell me if I ever did a thing
Control code
ocn852399761
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780802717054
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012005358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)852399761

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