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"Anatomy and Art. The Annual Address Read before the Philosophical Society of Washington, December 12, 1894" [from] Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington, Vol. XII, 1895.

By: FLETCHER, Robert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC:, Judd & Detweiler, 1895.: 1895

Seller ID: M12996


Offprint. 8vo. 24 pp. Title-page lightly soiled. Plain brown wrappers. Robert Fletcher was president of the Philosophical Society of Washington in 1894, the year of this address. In it, he explores "the question whether art in its early development was at all aided by anatomy, and the further inquiry whether the aid of anatomy is of any real benefit to art" (p. 2). The Philosophical Society of Washington is the oldest scientific society in Washington, DC. It was founded in 1871 in the home of Joseph Henry, "an early researcher in magnetism and the discoverer of electromagnetic sel... View more info