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By Enenkel, K.A.E. (ed.), Smith, P.J. (ed.), Karel A. E. Enenkel, Paul J. Smith

Ранняя современная зоология: животные в области науки, литературы и изобразительного искусства .Художественный прогресс в живописи и рисунка привел к точности изображения животных в иллюстрациях.Сборник представляет интерес для студентов изучающих историю науки , литературы и искусства .The new definition of the animal is likely one of the interesting beneficial properties of the highbrow lifetime of the early glossy interval. The 16th century observed the discovery of the hot technology of zoology. This went hand in hand with the (re)discovery of anatomy, body structure and – within the seventeenth century – the discovery of the microscope. the invention of the hot global faced intellectuals with hitherto unknown species, which chanced on their means into courtly menageries, interest cupboards and educational collections. inventive development in portray and drawing led to a brand new precision of animal illustrations. during this quantity, experts from a variety of disciplines (Neo-Latin, French, German, Dutch, heritage, background of technological know-how, paintings historical past) discover the interesting early smooth discourses on animals in technology, literature and the visible arts. the quantity is of curiosity for all scholars of the background of technology and highbrow existence, of literature and artwork background of the Early smooth interval.

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Artistic progress in the visual arts offered new options for animal description, which were reinforced by the printing press and the reproduction of identical graphic illustrations and their dissemination among larger audiences. To us, these features may seem very familiar. They suggest close connections between the early modern and modern periods. Nowadays, zoology, as a main branche of biology, is totally established in the system of sciences. e. enenkel and paul j. smith and furnished with highly developed technical means.

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