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Florence and Baghdad: Renaissance Art and Arab Science
Florence and Baghdad Renaissance Art and Arab Science
Author: Hans Belting
The use of perspective in Renaissance painting caused a revolution in the history of seeing, allowing artists to depict the world from a spectator?s point of view. But the theory of perspective that changed the course of Western art originated elsewhere?it was formulated in Baghdad by the eleventh-century mathematician Ibn al Haithan, known in t...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780674050044
ISBN-10: 0674050045
Publication Date: 8/1/2011
Pages: 312
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Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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