By Augusta Tosone, Catherine Frost
This alluring e-book presents the reader with a different perception into the lifestyles and paintings of 1 of historys such a lot fascinating figures. All of Leonardo Da Vincis paintings is gifted during this compact quantity - from his work and frescos, to certain reproductions of his outstanding encrypted notebooks. in addition to that includes every one person paintings, sections of every are proven in isolation to bare impressive information - for instance, the several degrees of point of view among the historical past sections of the «Mona Lisa», and the disembodied hand in «The final Supper». 640 pages of color works of art and pictures of Da Vincis unique notebooks, followed through attention-grabbing biographical and ancient info are right here.
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General conclusions. All objects project their whole image and likeness, diffused and mingled in the whole of the atmosphere, opposite to themselves. The image of every point of the bodily surface, exists in every part of the atmosphere. All the images of the objects are in every part of the atmosphere. The whole, and each part of the image of the atmosphere is [reflected] in each point of the surface of the bodies presented to it. Therefore both the part and the whole of the images of the objects exist, both in the whole and in the parts of the surface of these visible bodies.
And m p will go into h p as often as d c into o p. ] 102. I GIVE THE DEGREES OF THE OBJECTS SEEN BY THE EYE AS THE MUSICIAN DOES THE NOTES HEARD BY THE EAR. Although the objects seen by the eye do, in fact, touch each other as they recede, I will nevertheless found my rule on spaces of 20 braccia each; as a musician does with notes, which, though they can be carried on one into the next, he divides into degrees from note to note calling them 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th; and has affixed a name to each degree in raising or lowering the voice.
100. OF THE DIMINUTION OF OBJECTS AT VARIOUS DISTANCES. A second object as far distant from the first as the first is from the eye will appear half the size of the first, though they be of the same size really. OF THE DEGREES OF DIMINUTION. If you place the vertical plane at one braccio from the eye, the first object, being at a distance of 4 braccia from your eye will diminish to 3/4 of its height at that plane; and if it is 8 braccia from the eye, to 7/8; and if it is 16 braccia off, it will diminish to 15/16 of its height and so on by degrees, as the space doubles the diminution will double.
Leonardo da Vinci The Complete Works by Augusta Tosone, Catherine Frost