The Resource The geometry of an art : the history of the mathematical theory of perspective from Alberti to Monge, Kirsti Andersen, (electronic resource)

The geometry of an art : the history of the mathematical theory of perspective from Alberti to Monge, Kirsti Andersen, (electronic resource)

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The geometry of an art : the history of the mathematical theory of perspective from Alberti to Monge
Title
The geometry of an art
Title remainder
the history of the mathematical theory of perspective from Alberti to Monge
Statement of responsibility
Kirsti Andersen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences
Label
The geometry of an art : the history of the mathematical theory of perspective from Alberti to Monge, Kirsti Andersen, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-48946-9
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 747-793) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • ERDC_HANOV
  • ERDC_VBG
  • ERDC_CHPN
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • ch. 4.
  • Italy in the cinquecento
  • ch. 5.
  • North of the Alps before 1600
  • ch. 6. The
  • birth of the mathematical theory of perspective Guidobaldo and Stevin
  • ch. 7. The
  • Dutch development after Stevin
  • ch. 8.
  • Introduction
  • Italy after Guidobaldo
  • ch. 9.
  • France and the southern Netherlands after 1600
  • ch. 10.
  • Britain
  • ch. 11. The
  • German-speaking areas after 1600
  • ch. 12.
  • Lambert
  • ch. 13.
  • Acknowledgements
  • Monge closing a circle
  • ch. 14.
  • Summing up
  • Appendix 1 : On ancient roots of perspective
  • Appendix 2 : The appearance of a rectangle à la Leonardo da Vinci
  • Appendix 3 : 'sGravesande taking recourse to the infinitesimal calculus to draw a column base in perspective
  • Appendix 4 : The perspective sources listed countrywise in chronological order
  • First bibliography. Pre-nineteenth century publications on perspective
  • Second bibliography. Supplementary literature
  • Index
  • Notes to the reader
  • Illustration credits
  • ch. 1. The
  • birth of perspective
  • ch. 2.
  • Alberti and Piero della Francesca
  • ch. 3.
Control code
ocn310913249
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 812 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387489469
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u212524
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
978-0-387-25961-1
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o310913249
  • (OCoLC)310913249

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