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Prints and the pursuit of knowledge in early modern Europe

edited by Susan Dackerman ; with essays by Susan Dackerman ... [et al.].
  • Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Art Museums ; New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, ©2011.
  • 442 pages, [1] leaf : illustrations(some colored), maps ; 32 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • Printmaking And Knowledge
  • Constellations And Configurations
  • Observing Nature
  • Observation / Lorraine Daston
  • Rhinoceros
  • Durer'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.
Other information
  • 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.
  • Eisenhower copy: Purchased with funds from the Carrie May Kurrelmeyer Zintl Endowed Book Fund; FY2012.
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)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2011017918
  • OCLC: 713187478
  • OCLC: 713187478