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Published: 15 April 2014

304 Pages | 30 black and white halftones and 10 colour plates

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199609314

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Piero della Francesca

Artist and Man

James R. Banker

  • A biography of the fifteenth century master of perspective as man, artist, and scholar
  • Integrates the story of Piero's life with the chronicle of his artistic and mathematical achievements for the first time
  • Exploits over a hundred previously unknown documents to bring this fascinating Renaissance enigma to life
  • Introduces us to Piero's friends, family, and collaborators - and the cultural background of the cities in which he spent his life
  • Shows us how Piero's art developed over time, hand in hand with his growing expertise in geometry