Images in Practice




Martin Kemp, The Science of Art, Optical Themes in western art from Brunelleschi to Seurat, Yale Uni Press, New Haven, 1990 .PART ONE - LINES OF SIGHT Perspective from Brunelleschi to leonardo; from Durer to Galileo; from Rubens to Turner. PART II MACHINE AND MIND. Machines and marvels. Seeing, Knowing and Creating. PART III THE COLOUR OF LIGHT. The Aristotelian Legacy. New ton and after. Coda. Apendix 1, Explanation of Linear Perspective. Brunelleschi's demonstration panels.

Lawrence Wright, Perspective in Perspective, Routledge Kegan Paul London 1983

a contents list (from Wright).

Cyril Farey and A. Trystan Edwards, Architectural Drawing Perspective & Rendering, Batsford, London 1931, 1949.

Gwen White's A Book of Pictorial Perspective, John Murry, London , undated c1948, lithographically printed by Cowell's of Ipswich. The page can be held up to the light to see further information.

a contents list (from White).

Ernest Norling, Perspective Made Easy, Macmillan New York 1939,

a list of the Twenty Points (from Norling).

Andrea Pozzo Perspective in Architecture and Painting (Perspectiva Pictorum et Architectorum of 1693.

a list of the the first Twelve Figures from Pozzo



see also DRAWING