On Painting

On Painting

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Alberti’s Della Pittura was the first modern analytical study of painting, a pioneering treatise on the theory of art. A systematic description of the one-point perspective construction, it was primarily designed to persuade both patron and painter in the Renaissance to discard the old tastes in painting for the new.

John R. Spencer's translation of Della Pittura is based on all the known manuscripts and is edited with an Introduction and Notes.

Product Code 1016984
ISBN 9780300000016
author Leon Battista Alberti
format Paperback
GTIN 9780300000016
pages 141
published July 1977
publisher Yale University Press
Translation John R. Spencer
Dimensions 130 mm X 210 mm
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