In his discussion of painting Alberti writes of the process of vision, how the painter can present with his hand what he has understood with his mind, and the moral and artistic pre-requisites of the painter.

On Painting 1991, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140433319

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On Painting 1976, Greenwood Press

ISBN-13: 9780837189741

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