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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||Piero, della Francesca; Piero, della Francesca; Piero, della Francesca|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Judith Veronica Field; Piero, della Francesca
|Description:||xi, 420 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm|
|Contents:||The background --
Piero's early life and continuing ties --
A sense of space --
The force of lines: on perspective for painting --
Optics and illusionism --
But is it art? --
From Piero della Francesca to Galileo Galilei.
Piero della Francesca was not only a great fifteenth-century painter but was also an accomplished mathematician. This book is the first full study of how these two activities were interrelated.