Book ID: CBB000950308

The Claude Glass: Use and Meaning of the Black Mirror in Western Art (2009)


Maillet, Arnaud (Author)

MIT University Press

Publication Date: 2009
Edition Details: Translated by Jeff Fort.
Physical Details: 295 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description On an optical device of the 18th century, a small black convex mirror used by artists to help see tonal values and areas of light and shade in landscapes.

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Authors & Contributors
Nordenmark, Nils Viktor Emanuel
Zuidervaart, Huib
Vega, Jesusa
Zuidervaart, Huibert Jan
Turner, Gerard L'Estrange
Sorrenson, Richard J.
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
Sudhoffs Archiv: Zeitschrift fuer Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Studium: Tijdschrift voor Wetenschaps- en Universiteitgeschiedenis
Signum: revista da ABREM
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Antique Telescope Society
Akademische Verlagsanstalt (AVA)
Zone Books
Ediciones Polifemo
Cornell University Press
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Science and art
Hall, Chester Moor
Dollond, John
Eastland, William
Nordenmark, Nils Viktor Emanuel
Utzschneider, Joseph von
Villette, François
Time Periods
18th century
17th century
19th century
15th century
14th century
Venice (Italy)
Great Britain
Hague (Nethelands)
Dublin (Ireland)
Dollond and Aitchison (firm)

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