Antonio Neri

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Antonio Neri
Specola, medaglione di antonio neri.JPG
Born (1576-02-29)29 February 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)

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  1. ^ Day, Lance; McNeil, Ian (eds.) (1996). Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology. London and New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-06042-7. 
  2. ^ "Antonio Neri". Catholic Encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 6 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-14. 

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