Alberti's Perspective: A Mathematical Comment

Green, Judy; Green, Paul S.
December 1987
Art Bulletin;Dec87, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p641
Academic Journal
Comments on a method of depicting in perspective a checkerboard pavement. Information on the distance point concept in the depiction of checkerboard pavement; Examples of the effect of different placements of the distance point and perpendicular; Analysis of other Renaissance methods of perspective construction with checkerboard pavements.


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