Seeing and Knowing (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Seeing and Knowing

S0 in Venice from a window on the Grand Canal, where it opens toward the lagoon, I was looking diagonally across to San Giorgio. Steamboats and motor launches were going up and down and were so big in shape and so clearly articulated, that even at a certain distance I recognized what they were. But what was it that picked them tight? Again, as at Siena, spots of colour suggesting ?ower gardens rather than what I unques tioningly assumed they were, namely passengers. I knew what they must be from experience, not from what was presented to my View. At the same time I kept seeing zigzaggy criss-crossilhou ettes and my eyes alone could not have told me that they were gondoliers stand ing and rowing in their gondolas. (1, 2)

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Bernard Berenson

Hardback

Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9780265409022

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 0.8 cm

Page Count - 89

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