TITLE

On Serlio's Constructions of Ovals

AUTHOR(S)
Rosin, Paul L.
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2001, Vol. 23 Issue 1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the architectural importance of Sebastiano Serlio's treatise on constructions of ovals. Classes of building construction or technical drawing of ellipse; Difficulties in treating large ellipses; Serlio's four oval constructions; Alternative approaches to oval constructions.
ACCESSION #
4820108

 

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