Prophecies, Paperback Book

Description

Fascinated by word play, Leonardo created a series of riddles, cleverly disguised as apocalyptic prophecies and fantasies.

The 'solution' to each of these inspired sayings - often simply the image of an animal or beast - reveals much about both Leonardo and his Art.

Ingenious, witty and, at times, scurrilous, these fragments are the work of a brilliant mind and are as appealing today as they were in his own time.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Hesperus Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary essays
  • ISBN: 9781843910169

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