The art of natural history : illustrated treatises and botanical paintings, 1400-1850

@inproceedings{OMalley2008TheAO,
  title={The art of natural history : illustrated treatises and botanical paintings, 1400-1850},
  author={Therese O'Malley and Amy R. W. Meyers},
  year={2008}
}
Now available in paperback "Making knowledge visible" is how one 16th-century naturalist described the work of the illustrator of botanical treatises. His words reflected the growing role played by illustrators at a time when the study of nature had been assuming new authority in the world of learning. An absorbing exploration of the relationship between image and text, this collection considers how both aided the development and transmission of scientific knowledge. Presenting images found… CONTINUE READING