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Vermeer, faith in painting

Author: Daniel Arasse; Jan Vermeer
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1994.
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Using a historical analysis of Vermeer's method of production and a close reading of his art, this book explores the originality of Vermeer in the context of 17th-century Dutch painting. It suggests  Read more...

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Named Person: Jan Vermeer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Arasse; Jan Vermeer
ISBN: 069102930X 9780691029306
OCLC Number: 318413506
Description: xiii, 136 p., [61] p. de láminas : il. (algunas col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations Ch. 2The Professional Context Vermeer's Reputation Vermeer and Money Vermeer and Painting Ch. 3The-Picture-within-the-Picture False Citations The Suspension of Meaning The Mirror of Art Ch. 4The Art of Painting A Personal Allegory The Painter's Double Horizon "Nova Descriptio" A Painter's Position Ch. 5The Place Within Surface Space The Figure and Its Locus Precision and Blur Ch. 6Vermeer's Religion Appendix 1: "The Mysterious Vermeer" Appendix 2: About the Girl in a Red Hat Notes Bibliography Index
Other Titles: Ambition de Vermeer.
Responsibility: Daniel Arasse ; translated by Terry Grabar.

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"Vermeer has always proved an elusive artist, yet he has also held a special fascination... [This book] makes considerable headway in outlining the reasons... Arasse ... brings both a nicely Read more...

 
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