Tag Archives: Birds of paradise

El ave del paraíso. Historia natural y alegoría

Book chapter (in Spanish) devoted to the allegorical uses of the bird of paradise in the early modern European context. Some references and sources are here introduced and discussed for the first time. José Ramón Marcaida, “El ave del paraíso. … Continue reading

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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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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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