Katharine Park
Katharine Park is Samuel Zemurray, Jr. and Doris Zemurray Stone Radcliffe Research Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University.
Park, Katharine
Park, Katharine
United States of America
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Description: Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe
~~Allegory, the depiction of abstract concepts through physical embodiments, was a common mode of representation in the sixteenth century. Allegories often took the form of personifications—classicized figures, usually female, adorned with the attributes of their subjects. Corresponding with the period’s new reliance on...
PublisherHarvard Art Museums
Related print edition pages: pp.357-409