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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|ISBN:||9780816667642 0816667640 9780816667659 0816667659|
|Description:||xxvii, 233 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction. Specimen logic --
Insects as objects and insects as subjects : establishing conventions for illustrating insects. Joris Hoefnagel's imaginary insects : inventing an artistic identity --
Cutting and pasting nature into print : Ulisse Aldrovandi's and Thomas Moffet's images of insects --
Suitable for framing : insects in early still life paintings --
New worlds and new selves. Between observation and image : representations of insects in Robert Hooke's micrographia --
Stitches, specimens, and pictures : Maria Sibylla Merian and the processing of the natural world --
Conclusion. Discipline and specimenize.
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