Naturerkenntnis und Kunstschaffen
Die Discours admirables von Bernard Palissy. Übersetzung und Kommentar
[Discovering Nature and Creating Art – Bernhard Palissy’s Discours Admirables: A Translation and Commentary]
Aims and Scope
For the first time, this volume offers a complete German translation of the principal literary work of Bernard Palissy (1510–90), including critical commentary. The tractate by the French ceramic artist represents a major foundational text in art history and the history of science, integrating themes from geoscience with artistic practice. A commentary section examines the implications of the work for the growth of knowledge and discovery.
- ix, 587 pages
- Type of Publication:
- Art scholars, historians, historians of science, Romance language scholars, geologists