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Girl in hyacinth blue

Author: Susan Vreeland
Publisher: Denver : MacMurray & Beck, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eight linked stories tracing the history of a painting by the 17th century Dutch artist, Vermeer. In one, he paints his daughter to pay off debts, a second story describes the loss of the ownership papers, a third takes place on the eve of its theft by the Nazis. By the author of What Love Sees.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Johannes Vermeer
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Vreeland
ISBN: 1878448900 9781878448903
OCLC Number: 41108430
Description: 242 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Love Enough --
A Night Different From All Other Nights --
Adagia --
Hyacinth Blues --
Morningshine --
From the Personal Papers of Adriaan Kuypers --
Still Life --
Magdalena Looking.
Responsibility: Susan Vreeland.

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Eight linked stories tracing the history of a painting by the 17th century Dutch artist, Vermeer. In one, he paints his daughter to pay off debts, a second story describes the loss of the ownership papers, a third takes place on the eve of its theft by the Nazis. By the author of What Love Sees.

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by CuteModel15 (WorldCat user published 2006-12-01) Very Good Permalink
This story has multiple settings as you prolong in the chapter.Every chapter tells a story, of how this painting, that is mentioned in the beginning of the chapter, is obtained.The chapters also talk about other paintings.This book is gives amazing vocabulary! You would have to read this book to know...
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