The treatise on perspective : published and unpublished /

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Other Authors / Creators:Massey, Lyle, 1961-
Format: Book
Imprint: 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.
Table of Contents:
  • I. Reception and dissemination of the unpublished treatise: How Leonardo de Vinci's editors organized his Treatise on painting and how Leonardo would have done it differently / Claire Farago
  • 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  • Zaccolini's unpublished perspective treatise : why should we care?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  • Cigoli's Prospettiva practica : unpublished but mot unknown / Miles L. Chappell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  • Machines in perspective : technical drawings in unpublished treatises and notebooks of the Italian Renaissance / Daniela Lamberini
  • 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
  • Secrets of vision in Renaissance England / Christy Anderson
  • Appendix: Leonardo's conical sections / Rocco Sinisgalli.