Art and Cartography: Six Historical Essays

Art and Cartography: Six Historical Essays

by David Woodward
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226907228

ISBN-13: 9780226907222

Pub. Date: 02/28/1987

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

The contributors—Svetlana Alpers, Samuel Y. Edgerton, Jr., Ulla Ehrensvard, Juergen Schulz, James A. Welu, and David Woodward—examine the historical links between art and cartography from varied perspectives.

Overview

The contributors—Svetlana Alpers, Samuel Y. Edgerton, Jr., Ulla Ehrensvard, Juergen Schulz, James A. Welu, and David Woodward—examine the historical links between art and cartography from varied perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226907222
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
02/28/1987
Series:
The Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography Series
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Editor's Note
Introduction by David Woodward
1. From Mental Matrix to Mappamundi to Christian Empire: The Heritage of Ptolemaic Cartography in the Renaissance
Samuel Y. Edgerton, Jr.
2. The Mapping Impulse in Dutch Art
Svetlana Alpers
3. Maps as Metaphors: Mural Map Cycles of the Italian Renaissance
Juergen Schulz
4. Color in Cartography: A Historical Survey
Ulla Ehrensvärd
5. The Sources and Development of Cartographic Ornamentation in the Netherlands
James A. Welu
6. The Manuscript, Engraved, and Typographic Traditions of Map Lettering
David Woodward
Notes
Index

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