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Mirror, the Window, and the Telescope How Renaissance Linear Perspective Changed Our Vision of the Universe

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ISBN-10: 0801474809

ISBN-13: 9780801474804

Edition: 2009

Authors: Samuel Y. Edgerton

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 1/29/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Preface
Introduction: Picturing the Mind's Eye
Crisis in Christendom
And God Said, "Let There Be Light!" Perspectiva naturalis
Fra Antonino
When Did Perspectiva naturalis Become Perspectiva artificialis?
Brunelleschi's Mirror
Brunelleschi's Method
Brunelleschi's Second Perspective Panel
Brunelleschi's Heritage: Masaccio's Trinity
"Oh, che dolce cosa � questa prospettiva!" Donatello and Masaccio
More Masaccio, Masolino, and Even Fra Angelico
Alberti's Method
Alberti's Window
Alberti's Legacy: Raphael's Stanza della Segnatura and Beyond
Galileo's "Perspective Tube"
Postface: Post perspectivam
Notes
Bibliography
Index