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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 IllustrationsCh. 1"The Mysterious Vermeer"3Ch. 2The Professional Context9Vermeer's Reputation9Vermeer and Money13Vermeer and Painting15Ch. 3The-Picture-within-the-Picture22False Citations23The Suspension of Meaning26The Mirror of Art33Ch. 4The Art of Painting40A Personal Allegory41The Painter's Double Horizon44"Nova Descriptio"48A Painter's Position54Ch. 5The Place Within59Surface Space59The Figure and Its Locus63Precision and Blur69Ch. 6Vermeer's Religion76Appendix 1: "The Mysterious Vermeer"87Appendix 2: About the Girl in a Red Hat99Notes103Bibliography127Index133
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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