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Leonardo: To Know How To See,#VC107
(58 minutes)
The genius and accomplishments of the Renaissance artist-inventor Leonardo da Vinci are depicted in this film. His best-known paintings are shown, including the Mona Lisa and the National Gallery's Ginevra de' Benci, and notebooks of his drawings are examined. The narra-tor, Sir John Gielgud, introduces the viewer to Leonardo's contemporaries and to the Italian countryside, which the artist observed so keenly.