Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Drawing in Perspective













Edme-Sebastien Jearat's Traite de Perspective. Is now available as a printed book from Lulu.com.


Edme Sebastien Jeaurat (1725-1803), was a French architect and Royal engineer-geographer. His course on perspective was the standard text book in France in the 18th century.

An astronomer, and the son of an engraver, Jeaurat demonstrated talent for drawing, but also mathematics. In 1746, he won a prize drawing of the Academy of painting.

In 1749 as and engineer and geographer to the King he prepared the large map of France.

In 1750, he wrote a treatise on perspective. In 1753 he became a professor of mathematics at the Military Academy. In the same year he is appointed to the Academy of Sciences. Jeaurat made calculations on the movements of planets, and observed the comets of 1759 and 1760.

Many of his writings are related to astronomy, they appeared in the Collection of foreign scholars (1763) and the memoirs of the Academy of Sciences Pars (1763-88). Jeaurat also wrote twelve volumes of knowledge of time. He died in 1803 in Paris.


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Books at Amazon.com


Anatomy and Perspective: The Fundamentals of Figure Drawing (Dover Books on Art Instruction, Anatomy)

Traite De Perspective a L'Usage Des Artistes the original book at Amazon.com for $1200.






Traite de PerspectiveTraité De Perspective À L'Usage Des Artistes: Où L'On Démontre Géométriquement Toutes Les Pratiques De Cette Science, & Où L'On Enseigne, Selon La Méthode ... Dans L'Eau, & Leu (French Edition)



Traite de Perspective

Traité De Perspective À L'Usage Des Artistes: Où L'On Démontre Géométriquement Toutes Les Pratiques De Cette Science, & Où L'On Enseigne, Selon La Méthode ... Dans L'Eau, & Leu (French Edition)

Perspective for Artists (Dover Art Instruction and Reference Books) Creative Perspective for Artists and Illustrators
Perspective for Artists (Dover Art Instruction and Reference Books)

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