By: Pamela H Smith
232 pages, Illus
Offer a fresh view of both the Scentific Revolution and northern Renaissance art, connecting craft, alchemy, naturalism and experiment to an epistemology of the labouring body, struggling to shape nature and thereby learn its deepest secrets.
A brilliant and beautiful book, an elegant addition to any scholar's shelf. It makes the necesary next move of bringing the recent scholarlship on science and art together by examining the influence of artisans who sustained and promoted art and science. Smith makes a powerful case for the unity of art and sceince, now disparate fields, in their early modern incarnations.--Leo Gershoy Prize "American Historical Association "
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Your orders support book donation projects
We welcome the range and price of boxes available and have been delighted with the speedy service compared to other suppliers.
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985