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Item Number: 106701
Title: Renaissance Theories of Vision
Author: Hendrix, John
Price: Not Available
ISBN: 9781409400240
Description: Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010. 24cm., hardcover, 250pp., 18 b&w illus. Contents: Introduction, John S. Hendrix and Charles H. Carman; Classical optics and the perspectivae traditions leading to the Renaissance, Nader El-Bizri; Meanings of perspective in the Renaissance: tensions and resolution, Charles Carman; Criminal vision in early modern Florence: Fra Angelico's altarpiece for 'Il Tempio' and the Magdelinian gaze, Allie Terry; Donatello's Chellini Madonna, light, and vision, Amy R. Bloch; Perception as a function of desire in the Renaissance, John Hendrix; Leonardo da Vinci's theory of vision and creativity: the Uffizi Annunciation, Liana De Girolami Cheney; At the boundaries of sight: the Italian Renaissance cloud putto, Christian Kleinbub; Gesture and perspective in Raphael's School of Athens, Nicholas Temple; Seeing and the transfer of spirits in early modern art theory, Thijs Weststeijn; 'All in him selfe as in a glass he sees': mirrors and vision in the Renaissance, Faye Tudor; 'Near the tangible Earth': Rembrandt, Samuel van Hoogstraten, George Berkeley and the optics of touch, Alice Crawford Berghof; Bibliography; Index. (Visual Culture in Early Modernity)

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