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In: UNIPRESS, Forschung und Wissenschaft an der Universität Bern 115: 27-30. KOHNEN, Michael. 2004. Die coretti der Arena-Kapelle zu Padua und die ornamentale Wanddekoration um 1300. Mitteilungen des kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz XLVIII: 417-423. LINDBERG, David C. 1976. Theories of Vision from Al-Kindi to Kepler. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. LONGHI, Roberto. 1952. Giotto spazioso. Paragone XXXI: 18-24. PANOFSKY, Erwin. 1915. Das perspektivische Verfahren Leone Battista Albertis.

If the target of the gaze is unique and the points of view are different we can reverse the total perspective, which has only one point of view and different targets, by setting the point of view in the target and the directions of the gaze in many “eyes”. The images thus created could be likened to a representation of the skin of the object seen from the interior but represented as exterior. The reverse perspective has been identified and explained by Pavel Florenskij in relation to Russian icons.

Based on what was already stated about the relationship between the eye of the perspective artist and the ‘correct’ viewpoint of the observer of a perspective image, the result can also be formulated like this. Theorem: The vanishing point V of a straight line l is the point of intersection between the picture plane and the line of sight drawn from the ‘correct’ point of view parallel to l. This theorem is similar to the third theorem asserted and proved by the seventeenth century Flemish mathematician, physicist and engineer Simon Stevin in his treatise Van de verschaeuwing [Stevin 1605] to which we return in a subsequent paragraph.

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