Vermeer

Vermeer Johannes Vermeer 1632 1675 , One Of The Great Masters Of The Dutch Golden Age, Is Among The World S Best Loved Artists The Poetry Of Vermeer S Painting, With Its Brilliant Colors, Exquisite Textures, And Pearly Light Effects, Is As Vivid To Us Today As It Must Have Been To People Of The Artist S Own Time This Beautiful Book Illustrates Every Known Work By Vermeer In Full Color Arthur K Wheelock, Jr., Curator Of Northern Baroque Painting At The National Gallery Of Art Has Written An Illuminating Essay On The Artist And Commentaries On The Paintings. THE JAN VERMEER NICK DRAKE PARALLELThe brilliant painter Jan Vermeer lived a short life 1632 75 and knocked out 34, maybe 35 paintings The earliest is dated 1655 when he was 23 so that was a production rate of 1.75 per year from then on Not great When he died he was unknown outside Holland and it stayed that way pretty much for 200 years Then, a French art critic tienne Joseph Th ophile Thor discovered him began buying up his stuff A lot of it was attributed to otherfamous p THE JAN VERMEER NICK DRAKE PARALLELThe brilliant painter Jan Vermeer lived a short life 1632 75 and knocked out 34, maybe 35 paintings The earliest is dated 1655 when he was 23 so that was a production rate of 1.75 per year from then on Not great When he died he was unknown outside Holland and it stayed that way pretty much for 200 years Then, a French art critic tienne Joseph Th ophile Thor d
I bought this after two novels that centered on two Vermeer paintings Girl with the Pearl Earring,and GIrl in Hyacinth Blue came out I had not realized that so few of his paintings existed and I love them Hmmm.I wrote a blurb about thsi book several weeks ago but it doesn t seem to have survived the computer problems we were having Too bad, because it was riveting Vermeer didn t paint much or he painted lots but not many of his works have survived And
I checked this out from the library on a whim I like Vermeer and am familiar with his body of work This is a large scale binding with full color plates It was most interesting to me to see the repetitiveness of that one window in that one room Without
Beautiful prints of Vermeer s works It is a wonderful addition to any artist s collection The in depth look into the pictures is a nice addition Perfection Awsome A very nice book Explains and shows some of the best works of Vermeer. Tracy Chevalier s Girl With a Pearl Earring inspired me to read this It s great. This really helped bring Vermeer to light as I read Girl with a Pearl Earring. This is the collection of my favorite painter The large images of his masterpieces are stunning.

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  • Paperback
  • 72 pages
  • Vermeer
  • Arthur K. Wheelock Jr.
  • English
  • 10 January 2017
  • 0810927519