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LEONARDO AND THE LAST SUPPER

by | Read by Mark Meadows

History • 11.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Author Ross King focuses not only on the composition and execution of da Vinci's famous painting but also on the cultural, political, religious, and technical environment in which its artist worked. The result is a well-rounded, fascinating story. Narrator Mark Meadows approaches this account with an emphatic intonation that sometimes sounds like a lecture. Although his performance is not inexpressive, listeners may find their attention drifting because of his unvaried pacing. Although Meadows handles the many required accents with ease, he's less careful about using a distinct voice for direct quotations, making it difficult for listeners to connect with the historic interpretations of da Vinci's life. All in all, King's excellent biography of the great artist may be best appreciated in print. C.B.L. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2013]

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Formats

Library Ed. • AudioGO • 2013

CD ISBN 978-0-7927-9707-4 $74.95 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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