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Arbol Imaginal (Imaginative Tree)
  • Ramon Llull
  • Arbol Imaginal (Imaginative Tree), 1664
  • Arbol de la ciencia de el iluminado maestro Raymundo Lulio; nuevamente traducido y explicado por Alonso de Zepeda y Adrada. (The Tree of Science of the Visionary Master Ramon Llull; with Translation and Commentary by Alonso de Zepeda y Adrada) Brussels: Francisco Foppens
  • Where object was made: Brussels, Belgium
  • Spencer Research Library, Department of Special Collections, Summerfield E300
  • Not on display
  • EL2009.020
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"Trees & Other Ramifications: Branches in Nature & Culture," Mar-2009, Steve Goddard
In this later edition of the Tree of Science the Imaginative Tree appears with blank banners and medallions, leaving the texts that might be associated with its roots, trunk, limbs, leaves, and flowers to the viewer’s imagination.