[[ Read ]] ➬ Vermeer Author Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. – Bassgrotto.co.uk

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.


10 thoughts on “Vermeer

  1. says:

    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...


  2. says:

    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


  3. says:

    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 ...


  4. says:

    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...


  5. says:

    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


  6. says:

    Awsome


  7. says:

    A very nice book Explains and shows some of the best works of Vermeer.


  8. says:

    Tracy Chevalier s Girl With a Pearl Earring inspired me to read this It s great.


  9. says:

    This really helped bring Vermeer to light as I read Girl with a Pearl Earring.


  10. says:

    This is the collection of my favorite painter The large images of his masterpieces are stunning.