Merchants and Marvels Commerce, Science, Art in Early Modern Europe

ISBN-10: 0415928168

ISBN-13: 9780415928168

Edition: 2002

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Leading scholars of cultural history, art history, and the history of science and technology reveal how representations of nature underwent a profound transformation between the age of the Renaissance and the early 1700s.
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List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/12/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Pamela Smith has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute and is currently the curator of "Elegant Threads" exhibition at the African Art Museum of the S.M.A. Fathers.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Commerce and the Representation of Nature in Art and Science
Struggling with Reality: Visualizing Nature and Producing Knowledge
Splendor in the Grass: The Powers of Nature and Art in the Age of Durer
Objects of Art/Objects of Nature: Visual Representation and the Investigation of Nature
Mirroring the World: Sea Charts, Navigation, and Territorial Claims in Sixteenth-Century Spain
From Blowfish to Flower Still Life Paintings: Classification and Its Images, circa 1600
"Strange" Ideas and "English" Knowledge: Natural Science Exchange in Elizabethan London
Networks of Knowledge: Commerce and the Representation of Nature
Local Herbs, Global Medicines: Commerce, Knowledge, and Commodities in Spanish America
Merchants and Marvels: Hans Jacob Fugger and the Origins of the Wunderkammer
Practical Alchemy and Commercial Exchange in the Holy Roman Empire
Time's Bodies: Crafting the Preparation and Preservation of Naturalia
Cartography, Entrepreneurialism, and Power in the Reign of Louis XIV: The Case of the Canal du Midi
'Cornelius Meijer inventor et fecit': On the Representation of Science in Late Seventeenth-Century Rome
Consumption, Art, and Science
Inventing Nature: Commerce, Art, and Science in the Early Modern Cabinet of Curiosities
Nature as Art: The Case of the Tulip
Inventing Exoticism: The Project of Dutch Geography and the Marketing of the World, circa 1700
Shopping for Instruments in Paris and London
Epilogues
A World of Wonders, A World of One
Questions of Representation
Contributors
Index
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