Jan Vermeer, 1632-1675

Jan Vermeer, 1632-1675

Veiled Emotions

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Vermeer's record of the tasks and duties of women The 35 paintings that have come down to us from the hand of Jan Vermeer (1632-1675) 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. Vermeer records the tasks and duties of women, the imperatives of virtue under which their lives were lived, and the dreams that provided the substance of their contrasting counter-world. About the Series:
Each book in TASCHEN's Basic Art series features: a detailed chronological summary of the life and oeuvre of the artist, covering his or her cultural and historical importance a concise biography approximately 100 illustrations with explanatory captions
Publisher: Koln, Germany : Benedikt Taschen, c2000
ISBN: 9783822863237
3822863238
Branch Call Number: 759/.9492/Verme/-S 359401 1
759.9492 Verme-S
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill., maps
Additional Contributors: Vermeer, Johannes 1632-1675
Alternative Title: Vermeer

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