De prospectiva pingendi
Aboca Editions presents the professional facsimile of the manuscript De prospectiva pingendi by Piero della Francesca, with its complete commentary.
The famous artist and mathematician of Sansepolcro, who in this work laid out the basis of the new geometric perspective used in the Renaissance.
The original manuscript is held in the Biblioteca Panizzi in Reggio Emilia and contains one hundred exclusive autograph drawings by Piero.
Produced for educational and research purposes, the facsimile is of certain interest to libraries, art historians,mathematicians and scholars of architecture and painting.
Bound in canvas covered paperboards.
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION FACSIMILE FOR PROFESSIONAL USE
Size: cm 21,5 x 29
This critical commentary explores the innovative lessons in perspective by Piero della Francesca.
The thorough scientific analysis, made simple and comprehensible by the expert authors, is illustrated with a series of charming and eloquent images.
In his essay Piero della Francesca, Painting and Perspective, Massimo Mussini, art historian and authority on the problems in painting, identifies the artist's practical application of the rules of perspective in his paintings.
Luigi Grasselli, mathematician and expert of algebraic and geometric topology, analyses and comments on the drawings by Piero in his essay entitled La geometria del De Prospectiva Pingendi.
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION COMMENTARY
Size: cm 22 x 29,5
Languages: Italian, English
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