Perspective print by Vredeman de Vries. 5
$175 / ≈ €159
The book was an important Dutch contribution to the theory of perspective.
Engraved by Henricus Hondius of The Hague.
Perspective was issued simultaneously in French, Latin, Dutch and German in 1604-1605, and is counted "among Vredeman's more celebrated works... What makes this book so visually compelling is Vredeman's geometric emphasis and restraint, which results in an almost eerie sequence of unpopulated rooms and courtyards displaying his flair for compositional forms. The classical language in which his architecture is clad thus becomes timeless in its character" (Millard, pp.20-21).
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