Secret knowledge : rediscovering the lost techniques of the old masters / David Hockney.

Title: 
Secret knowledge : rediscovering the lost techniques of the old masters / David Hockney.

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Author/Artist: 
Hockney, David.
Publisher: 
New York : Viking Studio, 2001.
Description: 
296 p. (some folded) : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
71298
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
ND1471.H63 2001z
Notes: 
How artists such as Caravaggio, Velazquez, van Eyck, Holbein, Leonardo and Ingres used mirrors and lenses to help them create their famous masterpieces.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-289) and index.
Presents detailed theories on how some of art's most famous masterpieces, including works by da Vinci, Caravaggio, Velázquez, and Van Eyck, were actually created, and discusses the reaction to the author's speculations.
Camera obscura: p. 202; camera lucida: p. 203-204; history of mirrors: p. 204-205; optical projectors and painting: p. 205-225.
Glass in art: p. 52-53, 62, 117-119, 126-129, 170, 186-187, 190.
Contents: 
The visual evidence --
The textual evidence --
Correspondence.
ISBN: 
0670030260 (hardcover)
9780670030262 (hardcover)