The Resource Eye of the beholder : Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing, Laura J. Snyder, (overdrive ebook)

Eye of the beholder : Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing, Laura J. Snyder, (overdrive ebook)

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Eye of the beholder : Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing
Title
Eye of the beholder
Title remainder
Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing
Statement of responsibility
Laura J. Snyder
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Language
eng
Summary
By the early 17th century the Scientific Revolution was well under way. Philosophers and scientists were throwing off the yoke of ancient authority to peer at nature and the cosmos through microscopes and telescopes. In October 1632, in the small town of Delft in the Dutch Republic, two geniuses were born who would bring about a seismic shift in the idea of what it meant to see the world. One was Johannes Vermeer, whose experiments with lenses and a camera obscura taught him how we see under different conditions of light and helped him create the most luminous works of art ever beheld. The o
Title
Eye of the beholder
Creator
Summary
A story of art meeting science in seventeenth century Delft reveals how self-taught natural philosopher Antoni van Leeuwenhoek and artist Johannes Vermeer transformed the way human beings see the world through the use of lenses, mirrors, and other optical devices
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10403835
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
574.0924
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
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Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing
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Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing
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Laura J. Snyder
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Eye of the beholder : Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing, Laura J. Snyder, (overdrive ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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ocn904404506
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unknown
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1 online resource (722 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781336216921
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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.b14988938
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remote
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B1A4D3CE-41C6-45F4-81AE-2E8EEB48A9E9
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(OCoLC)904404506

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