David Hockney provides stunning evidence of the technology used after the 13 th century to create Renaissance paintings of almost photographic quality. One would, indeed, expect Da Vinci to have the best equipment of his day since he was the engineer of his day. The use of optics with concave mirrors and lenses and the analysis of the paintings is so very thorough.
David Hockney’s Secret Knowledge|The Use Of Optics in Renaissance Art
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