Vermeer


The only series to study history’s most important artists and art movements by examining the broader cultural and political landscape that shaped them


Wayne Franits


Editions:

Price: USD$29.95


Look Inside
9780714868790-940-1
9780714868790-940-3
9780714868790-940-4
9780714868790-940-5
9780714868790-940-6
9780714868790-940-7
9780714868790-940-8
9780714868790-940-9
9780714868790-940-10
9780714868790-940-11


Specifications


About the book
In this new monograph, the latest in Phaidon’s Art and Ideas series, Wayne Franits examines the work of Vermeer within the framework of his times, one of the most intellectually creative periods in this history of art. Written in a lively and accessible style, and incorporating the latest scholarship on the artist, Franits provides fresh insights into many of Vermeer's most famous works, uncovering the creative process behind them and their wealth of meanings.



In The Press

"[A] much needed text." —Hyperallergic

"Art & Ideas has broken new ground in making accessible authoritative views on periods, movements and concepts in art. As a series it represents a real advance in publishing." —Tate

"Phaidon's series may prove to be the pick of the crop. It boasts expert but undogmatic texts and a wealth of illustrations." —The Sunday Telegraph




About the author(s)
Wayne Franits, a specialist in seventeenth-century Dutch and Flemish art, is Professor of Art History at Syracuse University, New York. His numerous publications have explored a variety of topics within the field, ranging from genre painting and portraiture to the work of the Dutch followers of Caravaggio.


YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
Delacroix
Dürer
Courbet
Bosch
Rembrandt