he was also the guy who amplified this controversy about Vermeer's use of the Camera Lucida device in the 17th century to "trace" his interiors. He was in a heated battle with the head of the Met in NY about that. Hockney said, just look at the highlights in those paintings, and he's right. I'm sure Ernst has an opinion about that.....
Of course :-) In short: I say plausible. I say B.S. for the following myth:http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/news/Worlds_first_photo_an_unknown_Da_Vinci_news_289849.html
met vriendelijke groeten, Ernst Dinkla
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