From Rembrandt to Vermeer
17th-century Dutch ArtistsBook - 2000
One of the most creative and accessible periods of art the world has ever known, the Golden Age is brought to life in an unprecedented series of biographies of the artists active in the Netherlands during the 17th-century. Painters in the Dutch Republic specialized in portraits, domestic genre scenes, still-lives, and landscapes -- metaphors of the tiny new country's immense pride and wealth. This book features biographies on more than 220 artists, from Frans Hals to Vermeer to Rembrandt.