10 February 2005 Optical instruments and imaging: the use of optics by 15th-century master painters
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We discuss some of the details of the optical technology that was known at the dawn of the Renaissance. We shown that it is quite easy to fabricate concave mirrors of suitable focal length, diameter, and resolution for 15th century artists to have used to project images. The information in this paper complements information on the actual optical evidence that we have presented elsewhere.
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David Hockney, David Hockney, Charles M Falco, Charles M Falco, } "Optical instruments and imaging: the use of optics by 15th-century master painters", Proc. SPIE 5638, Optical Design and Testing II, (10 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.580846; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.580846
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