The art of natural history

illustrated treatises and botanical paintings, 1400-1850

Publisher: National Gallery of Art in Washington

Written in English
Published: Pages: 279 Downloads: 26
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Subjects:

  • Natural history illustration -- Congresses,
  • Art and science -- Congresses

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Therese O"Malley and Amy R. W. Meyers.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesStudies in the history of art -- 69, Symposium papers / Center for Advanced Study in the Visual arts -- 46
ContributionsO"Malley, Therese., Meyers, Amy R. W., Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH46.5 .A78 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination279 p. :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18503034M
ISBN 109780300121582
LC Control Number2007034083

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