One of the most accomplished human beings who ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci
remains the quintessential Renaissance genius. Creator of the world’s most famous paintings, this scientist, artist, philosopher, inventor, builder, and mechanic epitomized the great flowering of human consciousness that marks his era.
As part of our Bibliotheca Universalis
series, Leonardo da Vinci – The Graphic Work
features top-quality reproductions of 663 of Leonardo’s drawings
, more than half of which reside in the Royal Collection of Windsor Castle
. From anatomical studies to architectural plans, from complex engineering designs to pudgy infant portraits, delve in and delight in the delicate finesse of one of the most talented minds, and hands, in history.