The insect and the image : visualizing nature in early modern Europe, 1500-1700 / Janice Neri.

Title: 
The insect and the image : visualizing nature in early modern Europe, 1500-1700 / Janice Neri.

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Author/Artist: 
Neri, Janice.
Publisher: 
Minneapolis [Minn.] : University of Minnesota Press, c2011.
Description: 
xxvii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
141527
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
N7668.I56N47 2011z
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: 
Introduction. Specimen logic --
Insects as objects and insects as subjects : establishing conventions for illustrating insects. Joris Hoefnagel's imaginary insects : inventing an artistic identity --
Cutting and pasting nature into print : Ulisse Aldrovandi's and Thomas Moffet's images of insects --
Suitable for framing : insects in early still life paintings --
New worlds and new selves. Between observation and image : representations of insects in Robert Hooke's Micrographia --
Stitches, specimens, and pictures : Maria Sibylla Merian and the processing of the natural world --
Conclusion. Discipline and specimenize.
ISBN: 
9780816667642 (hc : alk. paper)
0816667640 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816667659 (pb : alk. paper)
0816667659 (pb : alk. paper)