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Vermeer"s women

Marjorie E. Wieseman

Vermeer"s women

secrets and silence

by Marjorie E. Wieseman

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven [Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in art,
  • Dutch Genre painting,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMarjorie Wieseman
    ContributionsVermeer, Johannes, 1632-1675
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND653.V5 W54 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25121429M
    ISBN 109780300178999
    LC Control Number2011025710

      This time, Vermeer's paintings are shown in tandem with works by a roster of other Dutch Masters who all influenced each other in the midth century. . 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.

    Interpretation of Woman Holding a Balance. Unquestionably among the greatest genre paintings ever produced, Vermeer's Woman Holding a Balance was known - until detailed analysis revealed that the pans of the balance were empty - as The Goldweigher or Girl Weighing Pearls.   Vermeers women, their duties and unspoken dreams. 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%().

    Get this from a library! Vermeer's women: secrets and silence. [Marjorie E Wieseman; Johannes Vermeer] -- "Focusing on the extraordinary Lacemaker from the Musée du Louvre, this beautiful book investigates the subtle and enigmatic paintings by Johannes Vermeer that .   Vermeer's Women by Marjorie E. Wieseman, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(21).


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Vermeer"s women by Marjorie E. Wieseman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Focusing on the extraordinary Lacemaker from the Musée du Louvre, this beautiful book investigates the subtle and enigmatic paintings by Johannes Vermeer that celebrate the intimacy of the Dutch household.

Moments frozen in paint that reveal young women sewing, reading or playing musical instruments, captured in Vermeer's uniquely luminous style, recreate a silent and often mysterious Cited by: 3. But, as Timothy Brook shows in his elegant and quietly important book, "Vermeer's Hat," such stories have been with us for centuries, and our global world is much older than we typically think.

This exceptional work showcases Vermeer's oeuvre with very high quality reproduction. Note especially the clarity of two wondrous Vermeer portraits, the Girl with the Pearl Earring and the Girl with the Red Hat; both have been recently cleaned and restored and are presented here with much of the the subtle values and luminous color characteristic of the originals/5(75).

The following is a list of paintings by the Dutch Golden Age painter Johannes two or three early history paintings, he concentrated almost entirely on genre works, typically interiors with one or two popularity is due less to his subject matter than to.

With contributions by H. Perry Chapman and Wayne E. Franits. [Cat. exh. Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, October 5, – Janu ] Cambridge: Fitzwilliam Museum; New Haven/London: Yale University Press, pp, color plates, 10 b&w illus. ISBN   Vermeer's Hat, written by Timothy Brook, is a book that aims to explain the introduction and causes of the global trade system in the seventeenth century.

He makes an effort to introduce this phenomenon from a non-western perspective, due to the fact that World History is /5. The book is a story of a man named Han van Meegeren who made his living forging art works of dead masters, including Vermeers and Hals.

The opportunities for fake arts arose as a side effect of the World War I/5. Review: Vermeer's Hat - The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World Kathryn Hughes is intrigued by the first waves of globalisation. This book describes an incredible detective story: the story of the exact location of Vermeer's famous Little Street which has occupied art historians for centuries.

Executed circa –, and depicting a quiet street, typical of a Dutch Golden Age town, this painting is one of Vermeer's most beloved. «Vermeer’s hat» is a direct journey to the very inception of globalization. By unveiling the stories behind six paintings of the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer, Brooks takes us back to the world of seventeenth century, where a system of international connections rose, driven by Author: Sapere Aude.

Buy Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World Main by Brook, Timothy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). The truth of Vermeer’s women is not nearly as exciting as you might have believed.

He was far from a lovelorn lothario. He merely took to the trend of painting the domestic genre whilst thriftily deploying family members for the task. Women naturally had a place in his chosen genre and embodied the virtues sought after by the Dutch of the : Monique Donker.

In one painting, a Dutch military officer leans toward a laughing girl. In another, a woman at a window weighs pieces of silver. In a third, fruit spills from a porcelain bowl onto a Turkish carpet. The officer's dashing hat is made of beaver fur, which European explorers got from Native Americans in exchange for weapons.

Beaver pelts, in turn, financed the voyages of sailors seeking new /5(8). The Welcome Family and Friends. You are about to meet an extraordinary family - The Vermeers. The Vermeer's are of Dutch descent and this part of the family originated in Utrecht, Holland.

Only one true Vermeer (Fred!) resides in the States as the majority of his family still live in The Netherlands. The family that you will see.

Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century And The Dawn Of The Global World PDF. A Vermeer painting shows a military officer in a Dutch sitting room, talking to a laughing girl. I'm a huge Vermeer fan and I visited Delft last April, so the book had an added resonance to me.

Although you don't need to be an art lover to appreciate the book, aFile Size: KB. Johannes Vermeer, “The Milkmaid” (–61), Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (photo courtesy Taschen) Vermeer died first time was inafter the Dutch art market : Rob Colvin.

In the hands of an award-winning historian, Vermeers dazzling paintings become windows that reveal how daily life and thought&#;from Delft to Beijing&#;were transformed in the seventeenth century, when the world first became global.

A painting shows a military officer in a Dutch sitting room, talking to a laughing girl. In another, a woman at a window weighs pieces of silver. Author: Timothy Brook.

In Quiet Light: Poems on Vermeer's Women by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   "[An] elegant and quietly important book" - San Francisco Chronicle "Brook utilizes the props in Vermeer's tableaux as starting points to journey into the cultural and economic world of the time: A teacup pours forth the history of the porcelain trade with China, while a felt hat is traced to beaver trapping in North America/5(9).

Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence, Fitzwilliam Museum Vermeer portrayed his female subjects with a sense of dignity, integrity and intimacy that was rare in his day. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 71 pages: color illustrations ; 19 cm: Contents: Artists at Work --Little Street --Lacemaker --Milkmaid --Girl with a Pearl Earring --Woman in Blue --Woman Writing a Letter --Young Woman with a Water Pitcher --Girl Asleep --Portrait of a Young Woman --Woman with a Lute --Lady Writing a Letter with Her Maid --Officer and.Let’s start with Steadman, who opened up this whole debate about Vermeer.

Philip Steadman also took a practical approach in his book Vermeer’s Camera () to determine whether Vermeer used a reason people think it possible, or even likely, is because Vermeer’s work has qualities that stand out, qualities which are unusual, and which could be related to the use of optics.Jan Vermeer (vərmēr´, Dutch yän vərmār´, yōhän´əs), –75, Dutch genre and landscape was born in Delft, where he spent his entire life.

He was also known as Vermeer of Delft and as Jan or Johannes van der Meer. Carel Fabritius is presumed to have influenced him greatly.

In he was admitted to the painters' guild, of which he was twice made dean.