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Vermeer and Plato : painting the ideal

Author: Robert D Huerta
Publisher: Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a study that sweeps from Classical Antiquity to the seventeenth century, Robert D. Huerta explores the common intellectual threads that link the art of Johannes Vermeer to the philosophy of Plato.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Johannes Vermeer; Johannes Vermeer; Johannes Vermeer; Johannes Vermeer; Johannes Vermeer; Jan Vermeer van Delft; Jan Vermeer van Delft; Platon; Jan Vermeer van Delft; Johannes Vermeer; Johannes Vermeer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Huerta
ISBN: 0838756069 9780838756065
OCLC Number: 57236267
Description: 148 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Painting as dialectic: platonism, classicism, and Vermeer --
Painting as theorem: Vermeer and scientific platonism --
Painting as algorithm: Vermeer and the calculus of approach.
Responsibility: Robert D. Huerta.
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