Painting the Heavens: Art and Science in the Age of Galileo

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"Painting the Heavens is a joy to read. It is beautifully written, with clarity, graceful style, and subtle wit. It will be a revelation to historians of science and art, and should also be of great interest to students of Italian cultural history and the Counter Reformation."--Noel M. Swerdlow, The University of ChicagoThe remarkable astronomical discoveries made by Galileo with the new telescope in 1609-10 led to his famous disputes with philosophers and religious authorities, most of whom found their doctrines threatened ...

Painting the Heavens: Art and Science in the Age of Galileo 1999, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691009766

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Painting the Heavens: Art and Science in the Age of Galileo 1997, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691043982

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