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Early Modern Zoology: The Construction of Animals in by Enenkel, K.A.E. (ed.), Smith, P.J. (ed.), Karel A. E.

By Enenkel, K.A.E. (ed.), Smith, P.J. (ed.), Karel A. E. Enenkel, Paul J. Smith

Ранняя современная зоология: животные в области науки, литературы и изобразительного искусства .Художественный прогресс в живописи и рисунка привел к точности изображения животных в иллюстрациях.Сборник представляет интерес для студентов изучающих историю науки , литературы и искусства .The new definition of the animal is without doubt one of the interesting positive factors of the highbrow lifetime of the early glossy interval. The 16th century observed the discovery of the hot technological know-how of zoology. This went hand in hand with the (re)discovery of anatomy, body structure and – within the seventeenth century – the discovery of the microscope. the invention of the hot international faced intellectuals with hitherto unknown species, which came upon their manner into courtly menageries, interest cupboards and educational collections. inventive growth in portray and drawing caused a brand new precision of animal illustrations. during this quantity, experts from quite a few disciplines (Neo-Latin, French, German, Dutch, historical past, heritage of technological know-how, paintings historical past) discover the interesting early smooth discourses on animals in technology, literature and the visible arts. the quantity is of curiosity for all scholars of the historical past of technological know-how and highbrow lifestyles, of literature and paintings heritage of the Early sleek interval.

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129 et 130 de la Bibliothèque nationale d’Autriche (Paris: 1990). -C. – Balis A. , De albums van Anselmus De Boodt (1550 –1632). Geschilderde natuurobservatie aan het Hof van Rudolf II te Praag (Tielt: 1989). 23 See also Egmond F. – Mason P. ), The Whale Book. , Het Visboek. De wereld volgens Adriaen Coenen 1514–1587 (Zutphen – The Hague: 2005). , The Image of the Stag. Iconographic Themes in Western Art (Baden-Baden: 1992). 26 Our starting point lies more in the work or works themselves and in the way they reÁect upon animals.

Erik Jorink has researched the approach to nature by Dutch scholars and scientists 1575–1715 1 Hamburg: 2004 (following the second, corrected special issuing Heidelberg – Berlin: 2002 of the third edition Jena: 1998). : 1991. 3 Stuttgart: 1985. 5 In the studies on the history of biology, botany has received considerably more attention than zoology. In his recent monograph, The Science of Describing. Natural History in Renaissance Europe (2006), which is almost entirely dedicated to botany, Brian Ogilvy ascribes this emphasis to the ‘preeminence of botany’ over early modern zoology: ‘My periodization has focussed on botany, the chief focus of natural history in the Renaissance.

Moreover, these albums are intended to document the collection, which is often composed of very transitory zoological material, due to the imperfections of contemporary taxidermy. 22 In some instances these catalogues were put into print, as in the cases of Albert Seba (who had all the printed copies coloured by hand) and Ole Worm. In the present volume the contributions of Rebecca Brienen and Florike Egmond deal with the multifunctionality of this kind of album. Florike Egmond studies in detail the libri picturati painted in the Southern Netherlands during the 1560s under the patronage of the aristocratic collector Charles de Saint Omer and the ‘Fish Books’ made by Adriaen Coenen,23 whereas Rebecca Brienen focuses on the libri picturati of Marcgraf and Eckhout.

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