This well researched and accessible book offers insights into the complex relationship between the art and the mathematics of Piero della Francesca’s (1411/13–1492) art. Topics range from space and perspective to optics and illusionism. Bibliography. Index. Revered in his own time as a “monarch” of painting, Piero della Francesca is acknowledged today as a founding figure of the Italian Renaissance.
Illustrated. 32 color plates and black-and-white illustrations throughout.