Looking Widely, Looking Closely: Art and Artifice in the Illustrated Herbal of al-Ghāfiqī

Historians of Islamic Art Third Biennial Symposium: Looking Widely, Looking Closely

Recorded October 18–20, 2012

Part Six of Twenty-Six

Jaclynne J. Kerner, Assistant Professor of Art History at the State University of New York at New Paltz, presents this talk on William Osler, the renowned Canadian-born physician, professor of medicine, and bibliophile who purchased a pair of densely illustrated, thirteenth-century Arabic herbals in 1912. A century later, the manuscripts' story is still unfolding.

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