FIELD, JV: Piero della Francesca: A Mathematician’s Art

Field, J. V. Piero della Francesca: A Mathematician’s Art. Yale University Press, 2005. ISBN: 0300103425. Unmarked. Dust jacket under clear, protective cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31283) $600.00

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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.

DIAZ, AE: Piranesi: A Vision of The Artist Through the Collection of Engravings of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Carlos (Bilingual Edition)

Book cover. Piranesi: A Vision of The Artist Through the Collection of Engravings of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Carlos (Bilingual Edition)Díaz, Adela Espinos. Piranesi: A Vision of The Artist Through the Collection of Engravings of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Carlos (Bilingual Edition). Meadows Museum, 2005. ISBN: 9788448242152. Unmarked. Like New in as new dust jacket. Paperback. (#31232) $40.00

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Accompanied a July 20-Septe, organized by the Generalitat Valencianamber 10, 2006 exhibition at the Meadows Museum. Text in English and Spanish. Dust jacket over paperback. 138p. Illustrated throughout.

Includes CD. Measures 10×11 inches.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) was an Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious and atmospheric prisons.

BACKES, M: Art of the Dark Ages

Book cover. Art of the Dark AgesBackes, Magnus; Dolling, Regine. Art of the Dark Ages. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1969. ISBN: 0810980231. Unmarked text. Soiling on back of dust jacket. Previous owner’s initial embossed on half title page. Inscription to previous owner. Covered with clear protective cover. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31228) $14.00

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anges from the end of the Roman Empire through the early Eleventh Century. Illustrated end pages. 264p. Measures 7.5×9 inches. 242 plates, including 151 in full color. 2 maps. Chronological tables. R