Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
MacGregor, Arthur, 1941-

Title:
Curiosity and enlightenment : collectors and collections from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century / Arthur MacGregor.
Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2007.

Physical Description:
x, 386 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Collection:
Reference Library
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-370) and index.
Contents:
The museum adumbrated: some models and precursors -- The cabinet of curiosities: concept and realization -- Collecting art -- Museums and the natural world -- Death, anatomy and the museum -- Antiquity in transition -- Museums of science and technology -- The museum comes of age.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- History.