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The Art of Natural History: Illustrated Treatises and Botanical Paintings, 1400-1850

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“Making knowledge visible” is how one 16th-century naturalist described the work of the illustrator of botanical treatises. His words reflected the growing role played by illustrators at a time when the study of nature had been assuming new authority in the world of learning. An absorbing exploration of the relationship between image and text, t
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Paperback, 280 pages
Published March 16th 2010 by NGW-Stud Hist Art
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