TITLE

On Alberti's `sign': Vision and composition in quattrocento painting

AUTHOR(S)
Greenstein, Jack M.
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec97, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p669
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the philosophical and optical sources for painter Leon Battista Alberti's commentary on the vision and composition in painting. Alberti's conception of painting; Two pictorial works discussed by Alberti; Alberti's visual standard for the polarization styles in Florentine painting.
ACCESSION #
121820

 

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