TITLE

Leonardo's Battle of Anghiari: A study in the exchange between theory and practice

AUTHOR(S)
Farago, Claire J.
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Jun94, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p301
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines Leonardo da Vinci's painting entitled `Battle of Anghiari' to learn more about the exchange between theory and practice in the painter's working procedures. Integrated studies of Leonardo's theories and practices; Leonardo's competition with Michelangelo; Reevaluation of Leonardo's painting materials.
ACCESSION #
9409151184

 

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