Category Archives: Curiosities from the Museo del Prado

Museos de bolsillo | Cultura | EL PAÍS

Museos de bolsillo | Cultura | EL PAÍS. … which includes references to my book “Arte y ciencia en el Barroco español. Historia natural, coleccionismo y cultura visual” (Marcial Pons Historia – Fundación Focus-Abengoa, 20014). Advertisements

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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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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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Early modern dog hairstyle

Anonymous, Calvary. c. 1500. Museo del Prado, Madrid CURIOSITY: at the foreground, the dog’s hairstyle.

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