The geometry of an art: the history of the mathematical theory of perspective from Alberti to Monge

"This monograph is primarily concerned with describing the development of the geometry behind perspective, as well as how emerging insights within the mathematical theory of perspective influenced the way the discipline was presented in textbooks between the years 1435-1800." --Book Jacket...

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Main Author: Andersen, Kirsti.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York ; London : Springer, 2007.
Series: Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences.