The Trattato dell'Arte by Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo, 1538-1600, was englished by R[ichard] H[aydock], and published by him at Oxford in 1598. It contained:
The passage excerpted at left, in white, was quoted by Hogarth in The Analysis of Beauty, 1753. The undulating, flame-like serpentine line, within a pyramid, appears to find greater application to the prospettina of Monamy, however. See below.