The Experimental Psychology of Beauty

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ILLUSTRATIONS

FIGURES
I The apparent heaviness of colours page 59
II Simple geometrical forms 71
III Eye movements in looking at a curve 77
IV Eye movements in looking at a vase 78
V A broken curve 80
VI Line of regular angles 81
VII Influence of empathy 82
VIII Horizontal-vertical illusion 84
IX Feelings expressed by lines 87
X Straight lines versus curves 89
XI Varied geometrical forms 98
XII Long and short lines in balance 100
XIII Balance and space filling 102
XIV Balance by suggested movement (i) 103
XV Balance by suggested movement (ii) 103
XVI Change in appreciation of discords with practice 223
XVII Illustration of a correlation 426

PLATES
I Pictures of chairs to be chosen facing page 146
II Pictures of coffee pots to be chosen 147
III Picasso's "Nu couché et femme assise à la mandoline" (Nude Lying and Woman Sitting with a Mandoline) 162
IV Klee's "Hétaire sur sa couche" (Hetaera Resting) 178

The picture of the French armchair in Plate I is reproduced by permission of the Trustees of the Wallace Collection.

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