jeudi 24 novembre 2011

Understanding Leonardo Da Vinci...

This week , The  Guardian art critic, Jonathan Jones analyses five sketches by Leonardo Da Vinci.
Here are the five sketches and below them click to read much more and listen to Jonathan Jones' comments.

A rocky ravine: For Leonardo Da Vinci, water was full of paradox. He described it as "the vehicule of nature", believing water to be to the world what blood is to our body.
A Knot Pattern, 1495 (anonymous but based on a lost design by Leonardo Da Vinci).

Five Characters studies: (A man tricked by gypsies). They are known as Leonardo Da Vinci's caricatures.

Sketch of a youth (Study for the Head of Saint James) with designs for Fortifications, 1493.

  Studies of a Male Nude, 1490-91.

Click here to get Jonathan Jones's analysis: Da Vinci

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