Demonstration of Albrecht Durer's Perspective Machine (Lens Perspectiva)

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RIBApix ref no RIBA38296
Architect/DesignerDurer, Albrecht (1471-1528)
Artist/PhotographerDurer, Albrecht (1471-1528)
CountryItaly
Subject Date1569
Image Date1569
StyleRenaissance
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.e. 23
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Daniele Barbaro. La pratica della perspettiva di Monsignor Daniel Barbaro (Venice, 1559), p. 191 NOTES: This image is after a woodcut by Albrecht Durer entitled 'Man drawing a lute', from his 1525 treatise on perspective.

Subject tags

drawing instruments, drawing techniques, Feature: Disappear Here