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Piero's Light: In Search of Piero Della Francesca: A Renaissance Painter and the Revolution in Art, Science, and Religion

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In the heart of Tuscany, Piero della Francesca became a painter and mathematician at the dawn of the Renaissance, revealing his innovative mind in some of the best known images from that period, and in his unusual writings on geometry. Yet as a personality, Piero remains a mystery. He leaves an enigmatic legacy that ranges from the merging of religion and mathematics to his use of perspective to make painting a "true science." In this engaging narrative, Larry Witham transports us to Piero's tumultuous age, a world of ...

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Piero's Light: In Search of Piero della Francesca: A Renaissance Painter and the Revolution in Art, Science, and Religion
2015, Pegasus Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9781605986937

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Piero's Light: In Search of Piero Della Francesca: A Renaissance Painter and the Revolution in Art, Science, and Religion
2014, Pegasus Books

ISBN-13: 9781605984940

Hardcover

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