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The origin of perspective

Hubert Damisch ; translated by John Goodman.
  • Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1994.
  • xxiv, 477 pages : illustrations; 28 cm.
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Subjects
Contents
  • Pt. 1. This Point Assigned by Perspective. 1. At the Crossroads. 2. Perspective, a Thing of the Past? 3. Knowledge and Truth
  • Pt. 2. The Prototype. 4. The Tradition. 5. The Question of the Origin. 6. The Monstration. 7. The Painting's Reasons. 8. The View. 9. Geometry Made Real. 10. The Renaissance and the Repetition of the Original
  • Pt. 3. Suspended Representation. 11. "Et anticho in prospettiva" 12. Distancing Maneuvers. 13. The Reading at an Impasse. 14. To See Them, You Say, and Describe Them. 15. De prospectita pingendi. 16. The Loci of the Subject.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 0262041391
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 93021895
  • OCLC: 28336964