Art and Cartography

Six Historical Essays

Edited by David Woodward

Art and Cartography
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Edited by David Woodward

266 pages | 34 color plates, 183 halftones | 8.5 x 11 | © 1987
Cloth $110.00 ISBN: 9780226907222 Published February 1987
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.
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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