The life of Leonardo da Vinci / written and directed by Renato Castellani ; produced by RAI-Radiotelevisione Italiana/ORTF/TVE/Instituto Luce

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Subjects: Artists--Italy--Biography
Scientists--Italy--Biography
Renaissance--Italy
Biographical television programs
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago, IL : , c1990
LC Classification: N, ND
Physical Description: 3 videocassettes (270 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Additional Authors: Castellani, Renato, 1913-1985
Leroy, Philippe, 1930-
Bosetti, Giulio
Radiotelevisione italiana
Office de radiodiffusion-télévision française
Televisión Española
Istituto Luce (Italy)
Questar Video, Inc
Notes: ISBN: 0927992205
ISBN: 9780927992206
VHS format
Cast: Philippe Leroy, Giulio Bosetti
Contents: Part I. 1452-1482 -- Part II & III. 1482-1500 -- Part IV & V. 1500-1519
Originally aired on the CBS Network in 1972
Summary: "Shooting on the actual locations where Da Vinci lived, worked, and strived for inspiration, director Renato Castellani crafts an authentic look at the artist's life, including the creation of such timeless masterpieces as Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. From his historical paintings to his innovative inventions and his bitter rivalry with fellow artist Michelangelo, Castellani's loving portrait of the artist's life combines eyewitness accounts and well-documented evidence with informed speculation to create one of the most historically accurate portrayals of Da Vinci ever to reach the screen."--Allmovie.com
IMC copy: In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 21434189
ISBN/ISSN: 0927992205
9780927992206