The pictorial museum optical scale


, born in Bujalance, near Cordoba, in 1653, was pretty mediocre painter little known and appreciated today. He enjoyed the influence of Valdés Leal and Alfaro, and after settling in Madrid, where he later became court painter, Carreño met and to Coello. It can be said that the call ends Palomino Madrid school. But Palomino is remembered as the author of a very learned and serious: its “Pictorial Museum and Optical Scale“. Antonio Palomino is also the author of the great paintings that decorate the marble altar of the Cathedral of Cordoba.

ARGUMENT OF THIS BOOK.
TheQuarter the operation, the intellectual act, we practice in research sciencia, is to acquire the means for instance that has been desired. In this intellectual act called the old Melpomene, quarta of the Nine Muses, whose job is to cultivate what has been planted. And so having tax in Volume amateur background, on the understanding of the constitution and the nature of art , according to their theoretical foundations and scientists work, which are the roots and seeds of this delicious orchard, Now it follows admission to practice in this book, where we begin to instruct him in the rudiments with which to cultivate this pleasant garden, and occupy the first tier of the optical scale, to rise to eminence as sumptuous palace, that seated about as safe and strong fundamentals, you look irresistible to the ravages of time and accidents of fortune: thereby contributing to the learned benign Melpomene, ensuring to the tune of his accent fruit Hope this culture promises peaceful orchard: rather than brooding and grim on the principles, until he fertilizes the gentle dew of well observed precepts, and begin to sprout their beautiful range of fragrant flowers.

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Inside the book Portadilla, author's work.

PICTORIAL MUSEUM AND SCALE OPTICAL.

PAINT PRACTICE, IS THAT

Á PAINT MODE THE OLIO,
TEMPLE, AND FRESH, RESOLUTION WITH ALL DOUBT
HANDLING THAT MAY OCCUR.

AND COMMON PERSPECTIVE,
ROOF , ANGLES , THEATRES, AND MONUMENTS

PERSPECTIVE , VERY SPECIAL AND OTHER THINGS , WITH THE ADDRESS

AND DOCUMENTS FOR IDEAS OR MATTERS OF WORKS

PUT SOME OF THAT exemplares.

BY DON ANTONIO PALOMINO DE CASTRO AND VELASCO.

TOMO SECOND.

IN MADRID:

IN THE PRINTING OF SANCHA.
YEAR MDCCXCVII.

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