The Geometry of an Art. The History of Perspective from Alberti to Monge

  • Kirsti Andersen
Part of the Nexus Network Journal book series (NNJ)

Keywords

Kirsti Andersen perspective perspective geometry Leon Battista Alberti Gaspard Monge Guidobaldo del Monte 

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Notes

  1. 1.
    See Lino Cabezas, Tratadistas y tratados españoles de perspectiva, desde los orígenes hasta la Geometría Descriptiva de Gaspard Monge (Ph.D. Thesis, Universidad de Barcelona, 1985), p. 181–209.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Rodrigo Gil’s “angular perspective” is known through the transcription made by Simón García in Compendio de Architectura y simetria de los templos conforme a la medida del cuerpo humano. Con algunas demostraciones de geometría (1681). Manuscript 8884, Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional.Google Scholar
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    The Libro de Arquitectura (c. 1560) by Hernán Ruiz el Joven is kept in the rare books section of the Library of the Scuela Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid. There is a critical edition of this book: Pedro Navascués Palacio, El Libro de Arquitectura de Hernán Ruiz el Joven. Madrid: Xarait, 1974.Google Scholar
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    Svetlana Alpers, “’Ut pictura, ita Visio’: Kepler’s Model of the Eye and the Nature of Picturing in the North” in The Art of Describing. Dutch Art in the Seventeenth Century. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1983, p. 26–71.Google Scholar

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