Friday, 2 January 2015
Linear perspective and the Renaissance
Initial discovery is attributed to architect Filippo Brunelleschi (1377-1446)
Leon Battista Alberti ( 1404 - 1472)
published a book " On Painting", 1435, outlining the rules of linear perspective, introducing the grid system and becoming renowned around Europe as essential reading for painters.
First artist to demonstrate full command of the rules of perspective in his work.
He became the father of the new style of Florentine Realism.
book of optics, available in the italian translation " Deli Aspecti" heavily inspires the work of
By the late 15th cent artists such as
Hugo Van Der Goes
Jan Van Eyck
had taken full control over the laws of perspective.
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