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Pompa e intelletto : Formen der Ordnung und Inszenierung botanischen Wissens im späten Grossherzogtum der Medici / Irina Schmiedel.

Author/Creator:
Schmiedel, Irina, author.
Publication:
Berlin ; Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH, [2016]
Series:
Phoenix : Mainzer kunstwissenschaftliche Bibliothek ; Band 3
Format/Description:
Book
387 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Botany -- Italy -- Tuscany -- History.
Cosimo III, Grand-Duke of Tuscany, 1642-1723 -- Knowledge and learning.
Cosimo III, Grand-Duke of Tuscany, 1642-1723.
Botany.
Learning and scholarship.
Italy -- Tuscany.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
By examining the collecting interests and protective practices of Cosimo III de Medici, the study reveals the close ties between the arts and natural sciences in the early modern period. A number of previously unpublished sources of images and texts reveal a panorama of botanical splendor and scholarship during the era of the "last Medici" and examine the achievements and boundaries of grand-ducal patronage.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-372) and index.
ISBN:
9783110448153
3110448157
9783110519969
9783110518665
OCLC:
956947656
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