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A Treatise on Painting, by Leonardo da Vinci
Senex and Taylor, London


LDE T0500   CID334  In Painting a Landskip regard to be had to the Climate and the Quality of the Place

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Observe, that in representing any place near the Sea, or in a Southern Clime, you never show the Trees, or the Fields in a Winter Piece, the same as they are seen in Countries more remote from the Sea, and advanced towards the North; excepting such Trees as preserve their Verdure all the Year, and which are continually sending out new Leaves.