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Abbott H. Thayer's Anticipation of a Computer-Based Method of Working
Leonardo
  • Roy R. Behrens, University of Northern Iowa
Document Type
Article
Disciplines
Abstract

This article describes the practice of Abbott H. Thayer (1849-1921) of working on several copies of the same painting, taking each to a different conclusion. It compares that method to the current computer-based practice of using the SAVE AS command to create copies of a digital artwork or design, which can then also be taken to different conclusions.

Department
Department of Art
Comments

First published in Leonardo, v.34 n. 1 (2001), pp. 19-20, published by The MIT Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1162/002409401300052433.

Original Publication Date
1-1-2001
DOI of published version
10.1162/002409401300052433
Repository
UNI ScholarWorks, University of Northern Iowa, Rod Library
Date Digital
2001
Copyright
©2001 The MIT Press
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Roy R. Behrens. "Abbott H. Thayer's Anticipation of a Computer-Based Method of Working" Leonardo Vol. 34 Iss. 1 (2001) p. 19 - 20
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/roy-behrens/17/