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The treatise on perspective : published and unpublished

Author: Lyle Massey; National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art ; New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, ©2003.
Series: Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.), 59.; Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.)., Symposium papers ;, 36.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the fifteenth through the seventeenth centuries, Europe witnessed significant new developments in the science and art of perspective. This comprehensive and insightful book identifies and discusses the multiple discourses produced on perspective throughout this period by such authors as Leonardo da Vinci, Piero della Francesca, Albrecht D$urer, Sebastiano Serlio, and Matteo Zaccolini. Fifteen distinguished  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Kongress
Proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings
Konferenzschrift
Congresses
Ouvrages avant 1800
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lyle Massey; National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
ISBN: 0300097565 9780300097566
OCLC Number: 52232431
Notes: Papers presented at the first Kress-Murphy Symposium held at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Nov. 7-8, 1997.
Description: 376 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: I. Reception and dissemination of the unpublished treatise: How Leonardo da Vinci's editors organized his Treatise on painting and how Leonardo would have done it differently / Claire Farago --
A tale of two sides : Poussin between Leonardo and Desargues / Hubert Damisch --
Piero della Francesca's perspective treatise / J.V. Field --
Zaccolini's unpublished perspective treatise : why should we care? / Janis C. Bell --
Cigoli's Prospettiva pratica : unpublished but not unknown / Miles L. Chappell --
II. Representing perspective : problems of illustration: Dante edits Vignola : the formation of a modern classic on perspective / Francesca Fiorani --
Configuring spatial ambiguity : picturing the distance point from Alberti to anamorphosis / Lyle Massey --
Shadows of a circle, or, What is there to be seen? : some figurative discourses in the mathematical sciences during the seventeenth century / Jean Dhombres --
Machines in perspective : technical drawings in unpublished treatises and notebooks of the Italian Renaissance / Daniela Lamberini --
The perspective treatise in ruins : Lorenz Stoer, Geometria et perspectiva, 1567 / Christopher S. Wood --
III. Architecture and perspective: Perspective, Vitruvius, and the reconstruction of ancient architecture : the role of Piero della Francesca's De prospectiva pingendi / Margaret Daly Davis --
From Bologna to Venice and Paris : the evolution and publication of Sebastiano Serlio's Books I and II, On geometry and On perspective, for architects / Myra Nan Rosenfeld --
The secrets of vision in Renaissance England / Christy Anderson --
Appendix: Leonardo's conical sections / Rocco Sinisgalli.
Series Title: Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.), 59.; Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.)., Symposium papers ;, 36.
Responsibility: edited by Lyle Massey.

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