2012-13 Clifford Prize | Messbarger on the Florentine Anatomical Venus

Posted in books, journal articles by Editor on May 7, 2013


Anatomical Venus, ca. 1780, wax, Museum of Natural History in Florence
(Photo: Saulo Bambi)

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ASECS recently announced that the 2012-13 James L. Clifford Prize was awarded to Rebecca Messbarger for her article “The Re-Birth of Venus in Florence’s Royal Museum of Physics and Natural History” published by the Journal of the History of Collections (May 2012): 1-21.

Messbarger is the author of The Lady Anatomist: The Life and Work of Anna Morandi Manzolini (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010).

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