Vermeer : the complete works
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Köln : Taschen, [2018].
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Westover - Adult Nonfiction
759.9492 SCHUT
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Book
Physical Desc
440 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9783836565103, 3836565102

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-421) and index.
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Despite numbering at just 35, his works have prompted a New York Times best seller; a film starring Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth; record visitor numbers at art institutions from Amsterdam to Washington, DC; and special crowd-control measures at the Mauritshuis, The Hague, where thousands flock to catch a glimpse of the enigmatic and enchanting Girl with a Pearl Earring, also known as the "Dutch Mona Lisa". In his lifetime, however, the fame of Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) barely extended beyond his native Delft and a small circle of patrons. After his death, his name was largely forgotten, except by a few Dutch art collectors and dealers. Outside of Holland, his works were even misattributed to other artists. It was not until the mid-19th century that Vermeer came to the attention of the international art world, which suddenly looked upon his narrative minutiae, meticulous textural detail, and majestic planes of light, spotted a genius, and never looked back. This edition brings our complete catalog of Vermeer's work to the compact Bibliotheca Universalis format, presenting the calm yet compelling scenes so treasured in galleries across Europe and the United States into one monograph of utmost reproduction quality. Crisp details and essays tracing Vermeer's career illuminate his remarkable ability not only to bear witness to the trends and trimmings of the Dutch Golden Age but also to encapsulate an entire story in just one transient gesture, expression, or look. --from Amazon.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Schütz, K., & Clegg, E. (2018). Vermeer: the complete works . Taschen.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Schütz, Karl, 1945- and Elizabeth Clegg. 2018. Vermeer: The Complete Works. Köln: Taschen.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Schütz, Karl, 1945- and Elizabeth Clegg. Vermeer: The Complete Works Köln: Taschen, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Schütz, Karl, and Elizabeth Clegg. Vermeer: The Complete Works Taschen, 2018.

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