Category Archives: Animals

Ulisse Aldrovandi – Bologna, 2015

Libri e immagini di storia naturale nella prima età moderna – Museo di Palazzo Poggi, 2015 https://storify.com/JoserraMarcaida/ulisse-aldrovandi

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La modernidad científica europea, by José Pardo Tomás – Review of JR Marcaida, “Arte y ciencia en el Barroco español” (in Spanish)

La modernidad científica europea, by José Pardo Tomás Here you have the generous review of my book written by historian of science José (Pepe) Pardo Tomás, and published in the April issue of  Andalucía en la historia, ISSN 1695-1956, Nº. … Continue reading

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Kenneth Spencer Research Library Blog » Kangaroos on Machu Picchu?

Kenneth Spencer Research Library Blog » Kangaroos on Machu Picchu?.

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Francisco Marcuello – Historia natural y moral de las aves. -Zaragoca. Lanaja 1617 – Francisco Marcuello – Google Books

Historia natural y moral de las aves. -Zaragoca. Lanaja 1617 – Francisco Marcuello – Google Books.

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La historia natural y sus imágenes en la época de Rubens – Museo del Prado 2014

Here you have the video of my recent conference at the Museo del Prado in Madrid. Press here to access the PradoMedia link: La historia natural y sus imágenes en la época de Rubens – Jose Ramon Marcaida Lopez – … Continue reading

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Natural history and visual culture in the age of Rubens – Museo del Prado (2014)

A few days ago I had the opportunity to fulfill a long-held dream: to give a talk at the Prado Museum in Madrid, one of my favourite museums, whose collections I’ve studied for quite some time as historian of science … Continue reading

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A whale’s tale – Museum of Zoology, University of Cambridge

A whale’s tale. via A whale’s tale.

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El Arca de Noé. Historia e imágenes naturales – Postgraduate Course

El Arca de Noé. Historia e imágenes naturales is a postgraduate course organised by Juan Pimentel and Sandra Sáenz-López from the CSIC, Madrid, and its aim is to explore the intersections between natural history, visual & material culture and the … Continue reading

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Walton Ford – Natural history illustrations with a modern twist

As a researcher working on natural history illustrations, it is a real pleasure to look at the art of Walton Ford (b. 1960), an American artist who specialises in natural history imagery (in the style of John James Audubon and … Continue reading

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Donkey (‘asno’) – Jerónimo Cortés, Tratado de los animales terrestres y volátiles, y sus propiedades (1672)

And now, for something completely different: another donkey, published in Jerónimo Cortés, Tratado de los animales terrestres y volátiles, y sus propiedades (Valencia: 1672), p. 27.  

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