Unformatted text preview: Ages were not adequate. Artists no longer wanted the studio recipes taken from ancient texts. Thus there was a real need for Leonardo's treatise on painting. The Trattato may be subdivided into the following sections: The Human Body : proportions, anatomy, motion, posture, expression, decorum, and drapery. The Depiction of Nature : light, distances, atmosphere, smoke, water, horizons, mountains, plants, and trees. Painters Practice : ethics, judging works, advice to young painters, the painter's life, the studio, aids, wall painting, invention and composition, allegories and emblems. The Science of Vision in Painting : properties of the eye and of light, color, perspective of size, color, and disappearance, and light and shade, or chiaroscuro, and linear perspective,...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10