ORDONNANCE (n.)

ANORDNUNG (deu.) · ORDINIERUNG (deu.) · ORDONANZ (deu.) · ORDONNANCE (fra.) · ORDONNANTIE (nld.) · ZUSAMMENSETZUNG (deu.)
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ORDONNANCE (fra.)
PUTTFARKEN, Thomas, The Discovery of Pictorial Composition: Theories of Visual Order in Painting 1400-1800, New Haven - London, Yale University Press, 2000.
TAYLOR, Paul et QUIVIGER, François (éd.), Pictorial Composition From Medieval to Modern Art, Actes du colloque de Londres, London - Torino, Warburg Institute - N. Aragno, 2000.

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Precepts about Ordonnance and Design. As Likewise for Drawing by the Life.
In Designing a Peice of History we must have greatest Regard to the Principal
Group, that the Lights fall strongest on it, and more especially on the Cheif Figure that it be of the first Character and most Finishd, being the Eye of the work.
            That the
Group be sustain’d by something that seems loose about it, which serves to extend and continue it to some other Group by, otherwise the Diminution will be too apparent, and break to much into Heaps, and the Eye not descend naturally from one to another, which must, begining at the Principall, fall according to the Mind of the Story.

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CONCEPTION DE LA PEINTURE → composition