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Drawn from Life: Science and Art in the Portrayal of the New World

By: Victoria Dickenson

320 pages, 4 col plates, b/w illus

University of Toronto Press

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #96599 | ISBN: 0802080731
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About this book

Explores the reorientation of natural history in the C16 from the tradition deriving from ancient Roman studies to a new discipline born of the challenge from the New World and its abundance of unrecorded species.


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Biography

Victoria Dickenson is Director of the McCord Museum in Montreal.

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