the contents page from

Lawrence Wright, Perspective in Perspective ,


The Object, the Eye and the Picture.

A door is opened

A truly marvellous feat.

Leonardo's window

Perspective goes north.

Grand Illusions.

Textbooks and Tools.

Vedute e capricci.


Nineteenth Century Perspectors.

Twentieth Century Perspectors.

Architecture in Natural perspective.

Predicting buildings.

Artful Aids

Landscape in Perspective.

Perspective out of favour

Perspective, Optics and Photography.

Motion Perspective.

appendix 01 - alternatives to perspective.

appendix 02 - Perspective on a drawing board.

appendix 03 - Shades and Shadows

appendix 04 - Computer-drawn Perspective

appendix 05 - Spherical perspective