On Painting / Edition 1

On Painting / Edition 1

by Leon Battista Alberti
     
 

In his discussion of painting Alberti writes of the process of vision, how the painter can present with his hand what he has understood with his mind, and the moral and artistic pre-requisites of the painter. See more details below

Overview

In his discussion of painting Alberti writes of the process of vision, how the painter can present with his hand what he has understood with his mind, and the moral and artistic pre-requisites of the painter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300000016
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1967
Series:
Rare Masterpieces of Philosophy and Science Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
141
Sales rank:
1,148,963
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 8.07(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

On Painting - Leon Battista Alberti Introduction
Notes to the Introduction
Further Reading
On Painting
Explanatory Notes

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