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Title Prints and the pursuit of knowledge in early modern Europe / edited by Susan Dackerman ; with essays by Susan Dackerman [and others]

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Art Museums, [2011]
New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press
 RWU Main Library  NE625 .P745 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 442 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf : illustrations (some color), maps ; 32 cm
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Note Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Harvard Art Museums, Sept. 6-Dec. 10, 2011, and the Block Museum of Art, Jan. 17-Apr. 8, 2012
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Printmaking and knowledge -- Constellations and configurations -- Observing nature -- Observation / Lorraine Daston -- The rhinoceros -- Dürer's indexical fantasy: the rhinoceros and printmaking / Susan Dackerman -- Theater of nature -- Illustrated natural history / Claudia Swan -- Measurement -- Printed instruments -- Georg Hartmann and the development of printed instruments in Nuremberg / Suzanne Karr Schmidt -- Mapping -- Allegory -- Allegories of knowledge / Katharine Park
LC subject Prints, European -- 16th century -- Exhibitions
Prints, Renaissance -- Exhibitions
Art and science -- Exhibitions
Knowledge, Sociology of -- Exhibitions
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 16th century -- Exhibitions
Add Author Dackerman, Susan
Harvard Art Museums
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
ISBN 9781891771583 (Harvard Art Museums : alk. paper)
1891771582 (Harvard Art Museums : alk. paper)
9780300171075 (Yale University Press (distributor) : alk. paper)
0300171072 (Yale University Press (distributor) : alk. paper)