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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.].

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781891771583 (Harvard Art Museums : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1891771582 (Harvard Art Museums : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780300171075 (Yale University Press (distributor) : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0300171072 (Yale University Press (distributor) : alk. paper)
  • Description: 442 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 32 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Art Museums ; c2011.

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General 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.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: 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.
Dackerman, Susan. (Added Author). Harvard Art Museums. (Added Author). Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art. (Added Author).


Dackerman, Susan. "Prints and the pursuit of knowledge in early modern Europe." Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Art Museums ; 2011.

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