Vision, Reflection, and Desire in Western Painting - Bettie Allison Rand Lectures in Art History (Hardback)David Summers (author)
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Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 404 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 20 mm
Edition: New edition
A valuable addition to a subject often treated in starkly mathematical terms.--Isis
Looks beyond the merely geometric aspects of sight to the higher-order activities of vision and the role of memory. . . . Recommended.--CHOICE
An insightful investigation of the intersections of painting, optics, and perception. . . . The general thrust of the book, with its emphasis on the historical and even human basis for perspective, offers an important answer to critiques which treat it as conventional or arbitrary.--Renaissance Quarterly
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