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Optics and the Old Masters Revisited

David G. Stork

Did Jan van Eyck use an optical projector to create one of the most famous paintings of the early Renaissance? Some have suggested that the artist built the projector by reversing the convex mirror depicted in the painting itself. The author arrives at a different conclusion by use of geometrical optical analysis.

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Optics and the Old Masters Revisited

David G. Stork

Did Jan van Eyck use an optical projector to create one of the most famous paintings of the early Renaissance? Some have suggested that the artist built the projector by reversing the convex mirror depicted in the painting itself. The author arrives at a different conclusion by use of geometrical optical analysis.

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Publish Date: 01 March 2004


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