Perception as a function of desire in the Renaissance

Hendrix, John (2010) Perception as a function of desire in the Renaissance. In: Renaissance Theories of Vision. Ashgate, pp. 99-115. ISBN 9781409400240

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This essay focuses on the treatises of Marsilio Ficino and Leon Battista Alberti in the Florentine Renaissance, how the ideas in the treatises were applied to artistic production, and how the ideas were developed from classical philosophy.

Keywords: Renaissance, perception, Plato, Euclid, Plotinus (Enneads), Marsilio Ficino (De amore), Leon Battista Alberti (De pictura, De re aedificatoria), Piero della Francesca (De prospectiva pingendi), George Berkeley, Immanuel Kant, Alessandro Botticelli (Birth of Venus), Leonardo da Vinci (Last Supper), perspectival construction
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Additional Information:This essay focuses on the treatises of Marsilio Ficino and Leon Battista Alberti in the Florentine Renaissance, how the ideas in the treatises were applied to artistic production, and how the ideas were developed from classical philosophy. Keywords: Renaissance, perception, Plato, Euclid, Plotinus (Enneads), Marsilio Ficino (De amore), Leon Battista Alberti (De pictura, De re aedificatoria), Piero della Francesca (De prospectiva pingendi), George Berkeley, Immanuel Kant, Alessandro Botticelli (Birth of Venus), Leonardo da Vinci (Last Supper), perspectival construction Keywords:
Keywords:Renaissance, Florentine Renaissance, perception
Subjects:K Architecture, Building and Planning > K100 Architecture
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Architecture
ID Code:4130
Deposited By: Rosaline Smith
Deposited On:03 Mar 2011 21:05
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 08:56

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