Leonardo Da Vinci : The Renaissance of the World
A beguiling and visually dynamic graphic biography depicting Leonardo Da Vinci’s life
This comics bio shows the process of Da Vinci's work and his inventions, his persecution as a gay man, and how the changing politics of his country and ebbs and flows of those in power affected him and his career.
The book begins in April 1452 at the hamlet of Anchiano (near Vinci) with the welcoming of a very observant baby to loving extended family and concludes as the great man finally achieves a measure of peace and security under the patronage of lifelong admirer Francis I.
The biography is complemented with background on his chronology, list of his works, a list of further reading and Da Vinci quotes.
- Author: Marwan Kahil
- Hardcover: 144 pages
- Date published: September 2020
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-1681122595
- Product Dimensions: 23.5 x 17.2 cm