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Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe

decoration06 Sept. 2011|10 Dec. 2011

Artists as illustrators in the service of scientists: The exhibition at the  Arthur M. Sackler Museum  (afterwards at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art) examines how Northern Renaissance artists contributed to the scientific investigations of the 16th century.  It displays are prints, books, maps, and such instruments as sundials, globes, astrolabes, and looks at relationships between their producers and their production, as well as among the objects themselves.

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DATE
06 Sept. 2011|10 Dec. 2011
CITY
Cambridge, MA
( UNITED STATES )
ORGANIZED BY
Arthur M. Sackler Museum (in collaboration with the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.)
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