The Invention of Infinity: Mathematics and Art in the Renaissance 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0198523949
ISBN-10: 0198523947
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`Compelling book...lavishly illustrated book. Mathematics and arts are clearly equally delightful for Field, and she transmits that enjoyment to the reader.'
The Times

`Field's book is indeed a shot of adrenaline in the timid arm of Renaissance art history. Trained as both an art historian and a mathematician, Field plunges right in with a rigorous analysis of the fifteenth-century Italian painter Piero della Francesca's manuscript treatises on
mathematics.'
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About the Author


About the Author:
Dr. J.V. Field is a Research Fellow in the Department of the History of Art at Birkbeck College, University of London.

Product details

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press; 1st edition (May 22, 1997)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 264 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0198523947
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0198523949
  • Item Weight : 1.55 pounds
  • Dimensions : 7.75 x 0.95 x 10 inches
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