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Language: un
Pages: 157
Authors: Andrea Daninos
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Officina Libraria S R L

This catalogue analyses a field of art history that only recently has been given renewed attention with the translation in French (1997), English (2008) and Italian (2011) of Julius von Schlosser's History of Portraiture in Wax, originally published in G
Religious Materiality in the Early Modern World
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Suzanna Ivanic, Mary Laven, Andrew Morrall
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-31 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

This collection of essays offers a comparative perspective on religious materiality across the early modern world. Setting out from the premise that artefacts can provide material evidence of the nature of early modern religious practices and beliefs, the volume tests and challenges conventional narratives of change based on textual sources.
Malleable Anatomies
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Lucia Dacome
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Malleable Anatomies offers an account of the early stages of the practice of anatomical modelling in mid-eighteenth-century Italy. It investigates the 'mania' for anatomical displays that swept the Italian peninsula, and traces the fashioning of anatomical models as important social, cultural, and political as well as medical tools. Over the
The Anatomical Venus
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Morbid Anatomy Museum, Joanna Ebenstein
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-16 - Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Beneath the original Venetian glass and rosewood case at La Specola in Florence lies Clemente Susini's Anatomical Venus (c. 1790), a perfect object whose luxuriously bizarre existence challenges belief. It - or, better, she - was conceived of as a means to teach human anatomy without need for constant dissection,
“The” Illustrated London News
Language: en
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Authors: Morbid Anatomy Museum, Joanna Ebenstein
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1876 - Publisher:

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