Harmonic Proportion and Form in Nature, Art and Architecture (Popular Science)
Samuel ColmanISBN: 0486428737;
Book Description A treatise on the laws governing proportional form in both nature and the arts and sciences, this well-illustrated volume amply demonstrates how a design's geometrical construction can captivate both the eye and the mind. Flowers, shells, and other natural organisms appear here, along with artistic creations, in a mathematical study of the similarity of their constructive principles. Comprising 330 crisp black-and-white images that effectively illustrate the forms under discussion, this handsome and thought-provoking book will appeal to lovers of art as well as the scientifically minded. Unabridged republication of the classic 1912 edition. 330 black-and-white illustrations.
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