The Resource Eye of the beholder : Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing, Laura J. Snyder, (eaudio)

Eye of the beholder : Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing, Laura J. Snyder, (eaudio)

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Eye of the beholder : Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing
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Eye of the beholder
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Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing
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Laura J. Snyder
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eng
Summary
'See for yourself!' was the clarion call of the 1600s. Natural philosophers threw off the yoke of ancient authority, peered at nature with microscopes and telescopes, and ignited the Scientific Revolution. Artists investigated nature with lenses and created paintings filled with realistic effects of light and shadow. The hub of this optical innovation was the small Dutch city of Delft. Here Johannes Vermeer's experiments with lenses and a camera obscura taught him how we see under different conditions of light and helped him create the most luminous works of art ever beheld. Meanwhile, his neighbor Antoni van Leeuwenhoek's work with microscopes revealed a previously unimagined realm of minuscule creatures. The result was a transformation in both art and science that revolutionized how we see the world today
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Snyder, Laura J
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Read by Tamara Marston
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Art and science
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adult
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Eye of the beholder : Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing, Laura J. Snyder, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 30 min.))
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9781622316571
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MWT11418259
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11418259
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Label
Eye of the beholder : Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing, Laura J. Snyder, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622316571
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11418259
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11418259
System control number
MWT11418259
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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