Studies on Binocular Vision (eBook, PDF) - Raynaud, Dominique
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1. Perspectiva Naturalis/Artificialis.- Part I. Errors.- 2. Knowledge and Beliefs Regarding Linear Perspective.- 3. Understanding Errors in Perspective.- 4. Fact and Fiction Regarding Masaccio's Trinity Fresco.- Part II. Theory.- 5. Ibn al-Haytham on Binocular Vision.- 6. The Legacy of Ibn al-Haytham.- 7. The Rejection of the Two-Point Perspective System.- Part III. Sifting the Hypotheses.- 8. The Properties of Two-Point Perspective.- 9. The Hauck-Panofsky Conjecture Regarding Curvilinear Perspective.- 10. The White-Carter Conjecture on Synthetic Perspective.- 11. De Mesa Hypothesis Regarding the Arithmetic Construction of Perspective.- Conclusion.- Appendix 1: Error Analysis and Perspective Reconstruction.- Appendix 2: Artwork Catalogue.- Appendix 3: Errors of Reconstruction.- Appendix 4: Calculus of the Vanishing Points.- Appendix 5: Plates.

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Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2017

"Raynaud (science historian, Univ. of Grenoble Alpes, France) systematically examines themes connected to optics, linear perspective, and the theory of binocular vision, especially as these pertain to Renaissance art. ... The book makes an important contribution to the scholarship of Renaissance optics. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Graduate students, faculty, and professionals." (T. Timmons, Choice, Vol. 54 (10), June, 2017)