Robert Hooke was an integral member of England’s Royal Society — a group of dispersed natural philosophers devoted to what we might now call science....
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Jessica Keating is the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Early Modern Visual Culture. Recently she served as co-editor and contributor to a special issue of the Journal of the History of Collections entitled Captured Objects: Inventories of Early Modern Collections.
Trading Places: The Translation and Transformation of Culture in The J. Paul Getty Museum’s "Looking East: Rubens’s Encounter with Asia"
Image: Peter Paul Rubens. "Man in Korean Costume," c. 1617. Chalk. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA. PETER PAUL RUBENS, born in 1577 along the river Sieg in the quaint village of Siegen, is chiefly remembered as a Flemish ...