Description - The Eye of the Lynx by David Freedberg
Profusely illustrated and engagingly written, "The Eye of the Lynx" uncovers a crucial episode n the development of visual representation and natural history. And perhaps as important, it offers readers a dazzling array of early modern drawings, from magnificently depicted birds and flowers to frogs in amber, monstrously misshapen citrus fruits and more.
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(257mm x 180mm x 32mm)
University of Chicago Press
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Author Biography - David Freedberg
David Freedberg is a professor of art history and director of the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University. His books include "The Power of Images: Studies in the History and Theory of Response," also published by the University of Chicago Press;" The Prints of Bruegel the Elder"; "Art in History, History in Art: Studies in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Culture" (with Jan de Vries); "Rubens: The Life of Christ after the Passion"; and "Dutch Landscape Prints of the Seventeenth Century."