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The lady anatomist : the life and work of Anna Morandi Manzolini

Author: Rebecca Marie Messbarger
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anna Morandi Manzolini (1714-74), a woman artist and scientist, surmounted meager origins and limited formal education to become one of the most acclaimed anatomical sculptors of the Enlightenment. The Lady Anatomist tells the story of her arresting life and times, in light of the intertwined histories of science, gender, and art that complicated her rise to fame in the eighteenth century. Examining the details of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Messbarger, Rebecca Marie.
Lady anatomist.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009045488
(OCoLC)460936174
Named Person: Anna Morandi Manzolini; Anna Morandi Manzolini; Anna Morandi Manzolini
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Marie Messbarger
ISBN: 9780226520841 0226520846
OCLC Number: 695991318
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 234 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Contents: Introduction: changing the angle of vision --
The Pope's anatomy museum --
Professing anatomy --
Re-casting --
The lady anatomist --
Esse est percipi : hands and eyes --
Beneath the fig leaf : the male reproductive system and genitalia --
Cessio ac venditio : the final years and the end of an age.
Responsibility: Rebecca Messbarger.

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