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

Other author/creatorDackerman, Susan.
Other author/creatorHarvard Art Museums.
Other author/creatorMary and Leigh Block Museum of Art.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoCambridge, Mass. : Harvard Art Museums ; New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, ©2011.
Description442 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 32 cm
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.
General notePublished 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 noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2011017918
ISBN9781891771583 (Harvard Art Museums : alk. paper)
ISBN1891771582 (Harvard Art Museums : alk. paper)
ISBN9780300171075 (Yale University Press (distributor) : alk. paper)
ISBN0300171072 (Yale University Press (distributor) : alk. paper)

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Joyner General Stacks NE625 .P745 2011 ✔ Available Place Hold

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