>The Science of art : optical themes in western art from Brunelleschi to Seurat
Kemp (Martin), born 1942
The Science of art : optical themes in western art from Brunelleschi to Seurat
New Haven & London, Yale University Press, 1990
(29 cm), viii, 375 (1) pp., 549 black & white illustrations, 16 colour plates. Publisher’s cloth, pictorial dust jacket. - An attempt to trace the historical connection between the science of optics and the art of painting, “which is not only itself a monument of scholarship but one which will, for years to come, provide a foundation on which future scholarship will build” (John White, in The Burlington Magazine, volume 133, April 1991, p.271). ¶ Dust jacket slightly damaged (no losses); otherwise a very good, unmarked copy.