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Cabinets of wonder: a passion for collecting

Cabinets of wonder: a passion for collecting

Davenne, Christine

This title provides an illustrated account of cabinets of curiosities from the Renaissance until today. The book contains a large number of photographs, giving a current and appealing look into the subject

Hardback, Book. English.
Published New York; London: Abrams, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: by Christine Davenne ; photographed by Christine Fleurent
ISBN: 1419705547, 9781419705540
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note: Translated from the French.
Physical Description: 232 p. : ill. ; 32 cm.
Subject: Collectors and collecting Europe Pictorial works.; Natural history; Collectors and collecting Europe History.; Museums; Art collectors; Cabinets of curiosities Europe History.; Art and Design.; Cabinets of curiosities Europe Pictorial works.

Author note

Christine Davenne is a lecturer in fine arts at the IUFM d’Aquitaine and is the author of the book Modernité du cabinet de curiosités. Christine Fleurent photographs regularly for women’s magazines and advertising and has contributed to numerous books, including La Cuisine des parfums and La Maison de Chocolat.