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.

SILVER, N: Piero della Francesca in America

Silver, Nathaniel. Piero della Francesca in America. Frick Collection, 2013. ISBN: 9780912114576. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31111) $16.00

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Essays by James R. Banker and Machtelt Israels; Appendix by Giacomo Guazzini and Elena Squillantini. 82 color illustrations. 149p. Measures 9×11 inches. Map.

Accompanied February 12 to May 19, 2013 exhibition that brought together 7 works by Piero della Francesca, including six panels from the Sant’ Agostino altarpiece—the largest number from this masterwork ever reassembled. Revered in his own time as a “monarch” of painting, Piero della Francesca (1411/13–1492) is acknowledged today as a founding figure of the Italian Renaissance.

BUSSAGLI, M: Piero della Francesca (Art Dossier Series)

Piero della Francesca (Art Dossier Series), book coverBussagli, Marco. Piero della Francesca (Art Dossier Series). Giunti, 1998. ISBN: 8809215591. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26612)

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Informative essays by leading experts and full-colour illustrations throughout. Sections on Piero the Mathematician, Piero the Platonic, The Chronological Problem, The Flagellation, Piero and Urbino, Chronology, Bibliography. 50p.