"In this article I look at two early modern texts that pertain to the natural history of Brazil and its usage for medicinal purposes. These texts present an informative contrast in terms of information density and organization, raising important methodological considerations about the ways that inventories and catalogues become sources for colonial scholarship in general and art history in particular."
Buono, Amy. “Interpretative Ingredients: Formulating Art and Natural History in Early Modern Brazil.” Journal of Art Historiography 11 (2014): 1-21.
University of Birmingham, Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies
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This article was originally published in Journal of Art Histiography, volume 11, in 2014.