One hundred plates with Leonardo’s most beautiful drawings in a prestigious volume that combines the most modern technologies with outstanding craftsmanship, to reproduce the Vincian drawings, in the manner most faithful to the originals, in an edition of the highest scientific value. The one hundred most beautiful and famous drawings by Leonardo have been individually selected by Carlo Pedretti, the world’s leading authority on Leonardo da Vinci. Coming from the collections of the most important museums in Europe and the United States, these drawings will lead a vast public of art-lovers and scholars along a thematic and chronological journey that reconstructs the full stylistic range of Leonardo’s universal genius.
The 100 facsimile plates, entirely faithful to the originals, which reproduce 114 autograph drawings by Leonardo on exclusive paper specially produced by the historic Papeterie Zuber Rieder of Boussiéres, France, are accompanied by a volume of explanation and analysis in Italian, with introduction and excursus by Carlo Pedretti, to guide the reader through this enthralling journey. This prestigious edition is authenticated by a notary’s autograph certificate and accompanied by a certificate of guarantee of originality. The 100 plates are housed in a refined box covered in full grain leather, of large format, decorated with elegant gold tooling. The work is accompanied by an elegant walnut-root frame specially designed to display the plates on either wall or table.