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Antonio Neri

Antonio Neri
Born (1576-02-29)February 29, 1576
Died 1614
Occupation Priest
Nationality Italian
Subject Glassmaking

Antonio Neri (29 February 1576, Florence – 1614, Florence[1]) was a Florentine priest who published L’Arte Vetraria or The Art of Glass in 1612. His father was a physician, and he was an herbalist, alchemist, and glassmaker. Neri traveled extensively in Italy and Holland.[2]

Copper engraving from Neri´s L' arte vetraria (1612)

See also

References

  1. ^ Day, Lance; McNeil, Ian (eds.) (1996). Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology. London and New York: Routledge.  
  2. ^ "Antonio Neri".  

External links

  • L'arte vetraria distinta in libri sette (The art of glass), 1612 edition printed by Nella Stamperia de'Giunti in Firenze. Held by the Corning Museum of Glass. (Accessed 17 April 2014)
  • The art of glass, 1662 edition printed by A.W. for O. Pulleyn in London, England. Originally owned by King Charles II. Held by the Corning Museum of Glass. (Accessed 17 April 2014)


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