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There was an accident Although much of his cabinet of curiosities was lost in the centuries since his death, a small collection remains and can be seen at the Museum Aldrovandi in Palazzo Poggi in Bologna. Vai, Gian Battista; Cavazza, William Ulisse Aldrovandi 11 September — 4 May was an Italian naturalistthe monstrorumm force behind Bologna’s botanical gardenone of the first in Europe. Aldrovandi was instrumental in establishing the botanical gardens in Bologna and his alma mater histoeia awarded him the first Professorial chair in natural science.

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He is usually referred to, especially in older literature, as Aldrovandus ; his name in Italian is equally given as Aldroandi. During this time, he befriended many local scholars. University of California Press. Wednesday, July 13, Monstrorum Historia.

They were, together, a masterpiece of the weird, featuring glorious woodcut illustrations of oddities and creatures familiar and distinctly bizarre. He travelled quite a bit in his historix for specimens and recorded his observations in some manuscripts, a number of which were published during his lifetime. Odilon Redon self-protrait Odilon Redon — french printmaker, draughtsman and painter.


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Ulisse Aldrovandi in Bologna. Thanks to artists and painters like Agostino Carracci, Teodoro Ghisi, Jacopo Ligozzi, he created a huge archive made up of sheets, from which planks are still preserved today in the Biblioteca Universitaria di Bologna. He also had various artists including Jacopo LigozziGiovanni Neriand Cornelio Schwindtcompose illustrations histooria specimens. His most famous work, the Storia Naturale, a 13 volume printed work, was conceived as the most complete description of the three kingdoms of nature — mineral, vegetable and animal — available at that time.

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I already made a post about Aldrovandi museum in Bologna where I saw his naturalia collection, maybe you should find it interesting. Thanks everybody and sorry for the – apparent – no show! Between andhe organized several expeditions to collect plants for a herbariumamong the first botanizing expeditions.

He was the first to have extensively documented the neurofibromatosis [7] disease, a type of skin tumour. Monstrum tetrachiron alatum capite humano aurito. While in Rome under house arrest he fell in love with the natural world, and began the work that would define the rest of his life. Retrieved 19 November Retrieved from ” https: Monstrum Marinum rudimenta habitus Episcopi referens.

Carl Linnaeus and the comte de Buffon reckoned him the father of natural history studies.


Aldrovandi works at Amazon. Monstrorum Historia by Ulisse Aldrovandi. Post a Comment Comments are all moderated so don’t waste your time spamming: In a representative part were reunited at Palazzo Poggi, Bologna, where the th anniversary of his death was memorialized in a celebrative exhibition in Along with the collection of specimens coming from all over the world, which were one of the first wunderkammer, Aldovrandi used to collect also drawings of animals hard to find or to preserve.

His writings include studies in ornithology, medicine, hydrology, zoology, botany and, as can be imagined from the embellished and fantastical images here, a paper on mythical creatures as well among others.

During his lifetime he produced some volumes of written work, however only a very small number of those were printed during his lifetime. Eventually, his herbarium contained about dried specimens on sheets in sixteen volumes, preserved at the University of Bologna. Basilisk from Serpentum, et draconum historiae libri duo By September, he had published an montsrorum, but was transferred to Rome, and remained in custody or house arrest until absolved in April, Monstrum hermaphroditicum pedibus aquilinis.