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Amazing rare things : the art of natural history in the age of discovery

Author: David AttenboroughSusan Owens, (Art historian)Martin ClaytonRea AlexandratosRoyal Collection (Great Britain)All authors
Publisher: New Haven, Ct. : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the methods by which selected European artists, from Leonardo Da Vinci to Mark Catesby, portrayed the natural world during the Age of Discovery.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough; Susan Owens, (Art historian); Martin Clayton; Rea Alexandratos; Royal Collection (Great Britain); Queen's Gallery (Edinburgh, Scotland); Queen's Gallery (London, England)
ISBN: 9780300125474 030012547X
OCLC Number: 154689040
Notes: Published to accompany exhibitions held Queen's Gallery (Edinburgh) Mar. 2-Sept. 16, 2007 and Queen's Gallery (Buckingham Palace) Mar. 14-Sept. 21, 2007.
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Jane Roberts --
Picturing the natural world / David Attenborough --
Leonardo da Vinci : "All the works of Nature which adorn the world" / Martin Clayton --
The Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo : "With the true eye of a lynx" / Rea Alexandratos --
Alexander Marshal : "His curious booke of flowers in miniature" / Susan Owens --
Maria Sibylla Merian : "Great diligence, grace and spirit" / Susan Owens --
Mark Catesby : " A genius for natural history" / Susan Owens.
Responsibility: David Attenborough [and others].
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Describes the methods by which selected European artists, from Leonardo Da Vinci to Mark Catesby, portrayed the natural world during the Age of Discovery.

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