Reliable Top-Left Light Convention Starts With Early Renaissance : An Extensive Approach Comprising 10k Artworks

Faculty/Professorship: General Psychology and Methodology  
Author(s): Carbon, Claus-Christian  ; Pastukhov, Alexander  
Title of the Journal: Frontiers in psychology
ISSN: 1664-1078
Publisher Information: Lausanne : Frontiers Research Foundation
Year of publication: 2018
Volume: 9
Issue: 454
Pages: 1-7
Language(s): English
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Licence: Creative Commons - CC BY - Attribution 4.0 International 
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00454
URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:473-irb-497685
This study demonstrates a robust preference for painting light from the top left for Western art history, starting from Early Renaissance until 1900.
Keywords: empirical aesthetics, light source, renaissance, artworks, art history, laterality, art and science
Peer Reviewed: Ja
International Distribution: Ja
Open Access Journal: Ja
Type: Article
Release Date: 28. April 2021
In supplemented by: uniba/53161

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