The Linear Perspective

 

Reading

Leon Battista Alberti, On Painting

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Before the Renaissance

Two-Dimentional
 

 

Multiple and Local Perspective
 

 

Perspective of Importance
 

 

Temporal Perspective
 

 

 

Late Gothic and Early Renaissance

Ambrogio Lorenzetti

 

Masaccio

 

Fra Angelico

 

DomenicoVeneziano

 

Petrus Christus

 

Dirk Bouts

 

Piero della Francesca

 

Andrea Mantegna

 

 

High Renaissance

Leonardo da Vinci

 

Sanzio Raphael

 

Pietro Perugino

 

Vecellio Titian

 

Paolo Veronese

 

Paris Bordone

 

Jacopo Tintoretto

 

 

Northern Renaissance

Jan van Eyck

 

Albrecht Durer

 

 

Alternative Perspectives

Anamorphosis

 

Misleading Perspective

 

Impossible Figures

 

 

Additional Reading

Erwin Panofsky, Perspective as Symbolic Form

 

Links

Six-Point Perspective

The Geometry of Perspective Drawing on the Computer

 

 

 

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