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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English


  • Vermeer, Johannes, 1632-1675.

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Edition Notes

SeriesBarnes & Noble art series
LC ClassificationsND653.V5 G59
The Physical Object
Pagination85 p.
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5867821M
LC Control Number62052817

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book description Johannes Vermeer, one of the greatest Dutch painters and for some the single greatest painter of all, produced a remarkably small corpus of work. InVermeer's Family Secrets, Benjamin Binstock revolutionizes how we think about Vermeer's work and life. Vermeer, "the Sphinx of Delft," is famously a mystery in art: despite the. Jan Vermeer - Paintings, Artwork & Facts - Biography. Johannes Vermeer: Selected full-text books and articles. Johannes Vermeer, Painter of Delft, By P. T. A. Swillens Spectrum, Read preview Overview. The Paintings of Jan Vermeer By Thomas Godkin Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview. The Master. Read this book on Questia. THE BEST MEN IN ART ARE found by a process of elimination. It may be a challenging statement to call Jan Vermeer of Delft the greatest painter who has ever lived.

  Author Jan Vermeer works for Open Doors and wrote many journal articles about countries like Kosovo, Iraq, Israel and the Palestinian Territories, Chechnya, China, and South and North Korea. His debut novel Friends Forever is based on true events and people. Product details/5(6). THE JAN VERMEER/NICK DRAKE PARALLEL The brilliant painter Jan Vermeer lived a short life - and knocked maybe 35 paintings. The earliest is dated when he was 23 so that was a production rate of per year from then on. Not great/5. Johannes Vermeer, Johannes also rendered Jan, (baptized Octo , Delft, Netherlands—buried Decem , Delft), Dutch artist who created paintings that are among the most beloved and revered images in the history of gh only about 36 of his paintings survive, these rare works are among the greatest treasures in the world’s finest museums. The 35 paintings that have come down to us from the hand of Jan Vermeer () place him beside Rembrandt and Frans Hals as one of the great masters of the golden age of Dutch art. Most of his pictures (all of which are reproduced in this book) show women about their daily business/5(28).

The Delft master Johannes Vermeer (–) is now the most renowned of these painters of everyday life. Though he is frequently portrayed as an enigmatic figure who worked largely in isolation, the essays here reveal that Vermeer’s subjects, compositions, and figure types in fact owe much to works by artists from other Dutch cities.   Jan Vermeer joined the Delft painter’s guild in He served as its dean from to '63, and again from to ' as well as a film adaptation of this book. In , the. Books shelved as vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier, Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland, Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett, The Fo. National Gallery of Art.