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The English virtuoso : art, medicine, and antiquarianism in the age of Empiricism / Craig Ashley Hanson.

Author/creator Hanson, Craig Ashley
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoChicago [Ill.] : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Descriptionxvii, 316 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Subject(s)
Portion of title Art, medicine, and antiquarianism in the age of Empiricism
Contents Art as "a grace to health" : physic and connoisseurship at the Early Stuart Court -- From the "applying of colors" to "the politer parts of learning" : art and the virtuosi after the Restoration -- "The extream delight" taken "in pictures" : physicians, quackery, and art writing -- "Assuming empirick" and "arrant quack" : antiquarianism and the empirical legacy of Don Quixote -- "Inspiring reciprocal emulation and esteem" : Dr. Richard Mead and Early Georgian virtuosity.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 271-300) and index.
LCCN 2008007640
ISBN9780226315874 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0226315878 (cloth : alk. paper)

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