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The Flagellation of Christ, Composition and Geometry

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Published on Jul 19, 2012

The mathematical beauty of The Flagellation of Christ.

We investigate the painter and mathematician Piero della Francesca's use of geometry to add new levels of meaning to his composition.

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Works Cited

Ginzburg, Carlo. Enigma of Piero: Piero Della Francesca. London: Verso Routledge, C & H, 1988. Print.

Lavin, Marilyn Aronberg. Piero Della Francesca: The Flagellation. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1990. Print.

Pope-Hennessy, John. The Piero Della Francesca Trail. New York: Little Bookroom, 2002. Print.

This painting can be viewed in the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche in Urbino, Italy

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