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The art of natural history : illustrated treatises and botanical paintings, 1400-1850 / edited by Therese O'Malley and Amy R.W. Meyers
Washington : National Gallery of Art ; New Haven : distributed by Yale University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QH46.5 .A78 2010    AVAILABLE
Gift from Richard and Elizabeth Rumohr, 2011
Subject(s) Natural history illustration -- Congresses
Art and science -- Congresses
Physical Description 279 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm
Note "Proceedings of the symposium 'The Art and History of Botanical Painting and Natural History Treatises, ' organized by the Center of Advanced Study in the Visual Arts and sponsored by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation in honor of Franklin D. Murphy. The symposium was held 3-4 May 2002 in Washington."--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Artisanal knowledge and the representation of nature in sixteenth-century Germany / Pamela H. Smith -- Botany and humanism in the renaissance: background, interactions, contradictions / Alain Touwaide -- The uses of botanical treatises in the Netherlands, c1600 / Claudia Swan -- Between observation and image: representations of insects in Robert Hooke's Micrographia / Janice Neri -- The eyes of the new Pliny: the use of images in Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo's Historia general y natural de las Indias / Jesús Carrillo Castillo -- Mexican nature in Diego Valdés' Rhetorica christiana [1579] / Lina Bolzoni -- From Florence to Philadelphia: naturalistic illustration in Tuscany, c. 1760-c.1840 / Alessandro Tosi -- "La femminil pazienza": women painters and natural history in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries / Lucia Tongiorgi Tomasi -- A garden book made for Emperor Rudolf II in 1593: Hans Puechfeldner's Nützliches Khünstbüech der Gartnereij / Erik A. De Jong -- "Cosmic delight": Bartolomeo Bimbi and the representation of nature at the court of Cosimo III de' Medici / Hans W. Hubert -- The congenial climate of coffeehouse horticulture: the Historia planetarum rariorum and the Catalogus planatarum / Mark Laird -- Appendix: the club at the Temple Coffee House / Margaret Riley
NOTE Gift from Richard and Elizabeth Rumohr, 2011
Series Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.) ; v. 69
Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.). Symposium papers ; v. 69
Alternate Author O'Malley, Therese
Meyers, Amy R. W
Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (U.S.)
Library donation, 2011

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