Winckelmann e il bios

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For several decades, the need to reconstruct the 'scientific' culture of the father of archeology and in particular the broad and complex story of his study of ancient and modern biology and medicine has emerged in the Winckelmann-Forschung.It is a question of reconstructing the naturalistic substrate that underlies its aesthetics since, as we read in a famous letter to Berendis of June 3, 1755 dedicated to the genesis of thoughts on imitation, Winckelmann himself was convinced that the value of his first work consisted "mainly of this: 1. In the fact that for the first time the highest importance was given to the likelihood of the perfection of nature in Greek art ..."
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationJohann Joachim Winckelmann e l'estetica della percezione
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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