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The Legacy of Leonardo: Painters in Lombardy 1490-1530 Giulio Bora

The Legacy of Leonardo: Painters in Lombardy 1490-1530

Giulio Bora

Published May 1st 1999
ISBN : 9788881184637
Hardcover
416 pages
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The ever increasing art historical attention being paid to the School of Leonardo lies at the root of this volume published almost sixty years after Suidas classic treatment of the subject. This is the first time since then that Lombard art ofMoreThe ever increasing art historical attention being paid to the School of Leonardo lies at the root of this volume published almost sixty years after Suidas classic treatment of the subject. This is the first time since then that Lombard art of Leonardesque inspiration has been the object of a systematic analysis embracing a period of around half a century starting from 1490. The essays opening the volume provide an overview dealing with the environment, the organisation and the working practices of Leonardos atelier and the problems faced by historians, whilst each artist is discussed in a critical profile that, taking into account the most recent academic research, acts a brief but up-to-date monograph.