Mathematics and art II: Albrecht Durer

Fasanelli, Florence; Wilson, Robin
March 2000
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2000, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p80
Academic Journal
Focuses on the works of mathematician Albrecht Durer. Illustration of an exact geometric perspective in the `St. Jerome in His Cell' engraving; Efforts of Durer in writing literature on the usefulness of mathematics in construction and design; Quadrature of the circle as the possible concern of the dark androgynous winged figure in the engraving `Melancolia I.'


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