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Vermeer's women : secrets and silence

Author: Marjorie E Wieseman; Johannes Vermeer
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Focusing on the extraordinary Lacemaker from the Musée du Louvre, this beautiful book investigates the subtle and enigmatic paintings by Johannes Vermeer that celebrate the intimacy of the Dutch household. Moments frozen in paint that reveal young women sewing, reading or playing musical instruments, captured in Vermeer's uniquely luminous style, recreate a silent and often mysterious domestic realm, closed to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
Named Person: Johannes Vermeer; Johannes Vermeer; Jan Vermeer van Delft; Jan Vermeer van Delft; Johannes Vermeer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie E Wieseman; Johannes Vermeer
ISBN: 9780300178999 0300178999
OCLC Number: 714726087
Description: xii, 227 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Director's foreword / Timothy Potts --
Vermeer's women : secrets and silence / Marjorie E. Wieseman --
Inside Vermeer's women / H. Perry Chapman --
Living in the lap of luxury : Vermeer, his admirers and his patrons / Wayne E. Franits --
Catalogue / Marjorie E. Wieseman.
Responsibility: Marjorie Wieseman.
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Centring on the "Lacemaker" from the Musee du Louvre, this book features three experts in the field who explain why women engaged in mundane domestic tasks, or in pleasurable pastimes such as music  Read more...

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