The Botany of William Woodville & James Sowerby.. (3rd volume) Shown in this series of three books are the complete and original pattern hand-colored engravings plates from the artist James Sowerby’s medical plants present in the great work of William Woodville: Medical botany (London : Printed and sold for the author, by James Phillips, 1790-1793). Medical Botany, William Woodville’s three volume work of materia medica, was published in m...

The Botany of William Woodville & James Sowerby.. (2nd volume) Shown in this series of three books are the complete and original pattern hand-colored engravings plates from the artist James Sowerby’s medical plants present in the great work of William Woodville: Medical botany (London : Printed and sold for the author, by James Phillips, 1790-1793). Medical Botany, William Woodville’s three volume work of materia medica, was published in m...

The Botany of William Woodville & James Sowerby.. Shown in this series of three books are the complete and original pattern hand-colored engravings plates from the artist James Sowerby’s medical plants present in the great work of William Woodville: Medical botany (London : Printed and sold for the author, by James Phillips, 1790-1793). Medical Botany, William Woodville’s three volume work of materia medica, was published in monthly instal...

Giacomo Quarénghi, il grande  architetto  bergamasco (Capiatone, Rota d’Imagna, 1744 – Pietroburgo 1817), fu il più noto ed importante maestro del neoclassico. Maggiore interprete del Palladio; non cercò in lui il pittorico, germe sviluppato dal barocco, bensì l’armonia spaziale delle masse, la scanditura degli elementi tettonici. Tale interpretazione riuscì semplice e grandiosa nel tempo stesso, sempre legata al concetto di ...

From Sybilla Merian & Moses Hariss XVII-XVIII Centuries engravings In those years, Europe was full of bonfires committed to make a clean sweep of witches. At the same time a young scientist: Sybilla Merian, daughter of the well-known German engraver Matthaeus Merian, was instead committed to studying, and illustrating the microscopic world of insects, caterpillars and butterflies and the little bigger world of flowers, plants and animals. ...

Artistic engravings of Ferrari, Aldrovrandi, Volckhamer… Curious and detailed collection of images of botanical subjects belonging to the citrus family, made by artists, scientists, biologists and anthropologists. Artists of the past engaged in the realization of real museums of natural history. One of them, among the best known, the bolognese Aldrovandi called his work “theater” or “microcosm of nature,” he placed at the disposal of 18....

DANCE OF THE DEATH – DANZA MACABRA – DANSE DES MORTS – TODTEN-TANTZ The Dance of Death, also called Danse Macabre (from the French language), is an artistic genre of late-medieval allegory on the universality of death: no matter one’s station in life, the Dance of Death unites all. The Danse Macabre consists of the dead or personified Death summoning representatives from all walks of life to dance along to the grave, typically with a pope, emp...

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Medicinal & Officinal Plants vol. 3
Darwin's View / 25 maggio 2017

The Botany of William Woodville & James Sowerby.. (3rd volume) Shown in this series of three books are the complete and original pattern hand-colored engravings plates from the artist James Sowerby’s medical plants present in the great work of William Woodville: Medical botany (London : Printed and sold for the author, by James Phillips, 1790-1793). Medical Botany, William Woodville’s three volume work of materia medica, was publ...

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Medicinal & Officinal Plants vol. 2
Darwin's View / 25 maggio 2017

The Botany of William Woodville & James Sowerby.. (2nd volume) Shown in this series of three books are the complete and original pattern hand-colored engravings plates from the artist James Sowerby’s medical plants present in the great work of William Woodville: Medical botany (London : Printed and sold for the author, by James Phillips, 1790-1793). Medical Botany, William Woodville’s three volume work of materia medica, was publ...

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Medical & Officinal Plants – Vol. 1
Darwin's View / 25 maggio 2017

The Botany of William Woodville & James Sowerby.. Shown in this series of three books are the complete and original pattern hand-colored engravings plates from the artist James Sowerby’s medical plants present in the great work of William Woodville: Medical botany (London : Printed and sold for the author, by James Phillips, 1790-1793). Medical Botany, William Woodville’s three volume work of materia medica, was published in mont...

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Giacomo Quarenghi – L’architetto degli Zar

Giacomo Quarénghi, il grande  architetto  bergamasco (Capiatone, Rota d’Imagna, 1744 – Pietroburgo 1817), fu il più noto ed importante maestro del neoclassico. Maggiore interprete del Palladio; non cercò in lui il pittorico, germe sviluppato dal barocco, bensì l’armonia spaziale delle masse, la scanditura degli elementi tettonici. Tale interpretazione riuscì semplice e grandiosa nel tempo stesso, sempre legata al co...

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Flowers, butterflies, insects, caterpillars & serpents….
Darwin's View / 25 maggio 2017

From Sybilla Merian & Moses Hariss XVII-XVIII Centuries engravings In those years, Europe was full of bonfires committed to make a clean sweep of witches. At the same time a young scientist: Sybilla Merian, daughter of the well-known German engraver Matthaeus Merian, was instead committed to studying, and illustrating the microscopic world of insects, caterpillars and butterflies and the little bigger world of flowers, plants and...

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Oranges, mandarins, cedars, lemons & bergamots..
Darwin's View / 24 maggio 2017

Artistic engravings of Ferrari, Aldrovrandi, Volckhamer… Curious and detailed collection of images of botanical subjects belonging to the citrus family, made by artists, scientists, biologists and anthropologists. Artists of the past engaged in the realization of real museums of natural history. One of them, among the best known, the bolognese Aldrovandi called his work “theater” or “microcosm of nature,” he placed at the dispo...

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The dance of the Death
Mistery / 25 aprile 2017

DANCE OF THE DEATH – DANZA MACABRA – DANSE DES MORTS – TODTEN-TANTZ The Dance of Death, also called Danse Macabre (from the French language), is an artistic genre of late-medieval allegory on the universality of death: no matter one’s station in life, the Dance of Death unites all. The Danse Macabre consists of the dead or personified Death summoning representatives from all walks of life to dance along to the grave, typically with a...