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id 2004_342
authors Sdegno, Alberto
year 2004
title 3D Reconstruction of a Canaletto Painting
source Architecture in the Network Society [22nd eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9541183-2-4] Copenhagen (Denmark) 15-18 September 2004, pp. 342-348
summary The objective of this research was the analysis of a Canaletto painting that depicts Palladio’s plan for the „Convento della Carità“ in Venice, a plan that was only partially executed. Through the implementation of traditional techniques and digitally controlled instruments, the three dimensional model was reconstructed. It was compared with both Palladio’s original plan, and with the constructed version. A notable difference between the three projects emerged which allowed for a better comprehension- using photogrammetric restitution procedures- of Canaletto’s pictorial work and the corrections that the painter brought to the piece to improve the rendition of the painting. The study ends with an analysis of the natural light painted by Canaletto, and a simulation of sunlight with digital techniques.
keywords Geometric Modeling; Representation Theory; Pesrpective; 3D Reconstruction; Painting Techniques
series eCAADe
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