Claudia Swan
Claudia Swan is associate professor of art history of Northwestern University.
Swan, Claudia
Swan, Claudia
United States of America
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Description: Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe
~Writing and picturing the history of nature were popular approaches to understanding it during the early modern period. Increased emphasis on observation and experience marked a fresh approach to its study. Scholars and amateurs amassed a wealth of new knowledge of nature by collecting specimens of flora and fauna in the field, gathering images of specimens from...
PublisherHarvard Art Museums
Related print edition pages: pp.185-227