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[EPUB] ✻ Vermeer's Camera Uncovering the Truth behind the Masterpieces ✾ Philip Steadman – 14th-century.co Art historians have long speculated on how Vermeer achieved the uncanny mixture of detached precision compositional repose and perspective accuracy that have drawn many to describe his work as photogrArt historians have long speculated on how Vermeer achieved the uncanny mixture of detached precision compositional repose and perspective accuracy that have drawn many to describe his work as photographic Indeed many wonder if Vermeer employed a camera obscura a primitive form of camera to enhance his realistic effects?In Vermeer's Camera Philip Steadman traces the development of the camera obscura first described by Leonaro da Vinci weighs the arguments that scholars have made for and against Vermeer's use of the camera and offers a fascinating examination o.

F the paintings themselves and what they alone can tell us of Vermeer's techniue Vermeer left no record of his method and indeed we know almost nothing of the man nor of how he worked But by a close and illuminating study of the paintings Steadman concludes that Vermeer did use the camera obscura and shows how the inherent defects in this primitive device enabled Vermeer to achieve some remarkable effects the slight blurring of image the absence of sharp lines the peculiar illusion not of closeness but of distance in the domestic scenes Steadman argues that th.

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