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The geometry of an art: The History of the Mathematical Theory of Perspective from Alberti to Monge /

The geometry of an art: The History of the Mathematical Theory of Perspective from Alberti to Monge /
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Dewey Class 701.82 (DDC 22)
Title The geometry of an art (EB) : The History of the Mathematical Theory of Perspective from Alberti to Monge / by Kirsti Andersen ; edited by J. Z. Buchwald, Jesper Lützen, J. Hogendijk
Author Andersen, Kirsti
Added Personal Name Buchwald, J. Z.
Hogendijk, J.
Lützen, Jesper
Other name(s) SpringerLink (Online service)
Publication New York, NY : Springer , 2007.
Physical Details : 1 online resource
Series Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences
ISBN 9780387489469
Summary Note The birth of perspective -- Alberti and Piero della Francesca -- Leonardo da Vinci -- Italy in the cinquecento -- North of the Alps before 1600 -- The birth of the mathematical theory of perspective Guidobaldo and Stevin -- The Dutch development after Stevin -- Italy after Guidobaldo -- France and the southern Netherlands after 1600 -- Britain -- The German-speaking areas after 1600 -- Lambert -- Monge closing a circle -- Summing up -- Appendix One: On ancient roots of perspective -- Appendix Two: The appearance of a rectangle à la Leonardo da Vinci -- Appendix Three: 'sGravesande taking recourse to the infinitesimal calculus to draw a column base in perspective -- Appendix Four: The perspective sources listed countrywise in chronological order.:
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Internet Site http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-48946-9
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