Cover of: Vermeer and His Milieu | John Michael Montias

Vermeer and His Milieu

  • 472 Pages
  • 3.47 MB
  • 5256 Downloads
  • English
by
Princeton University Press
Individual artists, Painting & paintings, Renaissance art, History - General, Artists, Architects, Photographers, Art & Art Instruction, Vermeer, Johannes,, Art, Painters, Individual Artist, History - Baroque & Rococo, Art / Individual Artist, Art and Architecture, Art-History - Baroque & Rococo, Biography & Autobiography-Artists, Architects, Photographers, European History, 1632-1675, Biography, Nether
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7755906M
ISBN 100691002894
ISBN 139780691002897
OCLC/WorldCa232966930

One will read Vermeer and His Milieu several times, as [Montias] has read the archives; he is an indispensable companion for anyone who likes the seventeenth century."Lawrence Gowing, The [London] Times Literary Supplement.

From the Back by: Vermeer and His Milieu book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book is not only a fascinating biography of one of the g 4/5. The relationship of Vermeer to his principal patron is one of many original discoveries in the book.

"[With Montias] the past is hard put to hide what were in all truth its secrets. One will read Vermeer and His Milieu several times, as [Montias] has read the archives; he is an indispensable companion for anyone who likes the seventeenth century.".

This book is not only a fascinating biography of one of the greatest painters of the seventeenth century but also a social history of the colorful extended family to which he belonged and of the town life of the period. It explores a series of distinct worlds: Delft's Small-Cattle Market, where Vermeer's paternal family settled early in the century; the milieu of shady businessmen in Amsterdam 1/5(1).

The relationship of Vermeer to his principal patron is one of many original discoveries in the book. "[With Montias] the past is hard put to hide what were in all truth its secrets. One will read Vermeer and His Milieu several times, as [Montias] has read the archives; he is an indispensable companion for anyone who likes the seventeenth.

The Paperback of the Vermeer and His Milieu: A Web of Social History by John Michael Montias at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Princeton University Press.

This book is not only a fascinating biography of one of the greatest painters of the seventeenth century but also a social history of the colorful extended family to which he belonged and of the town life of the period.

Description Vermeer and His Milieu FB2

It explores a series of distinct worlds: Delft's Small-Cattle Market, where Vermeer's paternal family settled early in the century; the milieu of shady businessmen in Amsterdam. Vos, alias Vermeer --Reynier Balthens, Military Contractor --Apprenticeship and Marriage --Family Life in Gouda --A Young Artist in Delft --Willem Bolnes --The Mature Artist --Frenzy and Death --Aftermath --Vermeer's Clients and Patrons --An Estimate of the Total Number of.

Vermeer and His Milieu Book Description: This book is not only a fascinating biography of one of the greatest painters of the seventeenth century but also a social history of the colorful extended family to which he belonged and of the town life of the period. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Vermeer and His Milieu: A Web of Social History by John M.

Montias (, Hardcover) at the best. In His Milieu: Essays on Netherlandish Art in Memory of John Michael Montias [Amy Golahny, Mia M. Mochizuki, Lisa Vergara] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In His Milieu: Essays on Netherlandish Art in Memory of John Michael MontiasPrice: $ Get this from a library.

Vermeer and His Milieu: a Web of Social History. [John Michael Montias] -- This book is not only a fascinating biography of one of the greatest painters of the seventeenth century but also a social history of the colorful extended family to which he belonged and of the town.

Vermeer and His Milieu: A Web of Social History. contents. View Citation; summary. This book is not only a fascinating biography of one of the greatest painters of the seventeenth century but also a social history of the colorful extended family to which he belonged and of the town life of the period.

retired to practice his art, while. Vermeer & His Milieu: A Web Of Social History by Montias, John Michael and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Vermeer and His Milieu by John Michael Montias,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Vermeer and His Milieu: John Michael Montias: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(24). Free 2-day shipping. Buy Vermeer and His Milieu: A Web of Social History (Paperback) at Buy Vermeer and His Milieu: A Web of Social History Reprint by John Michael Montias (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). For close study of Vermeer’s compositions and use of paint — his unique brushwork, clever use of shape and edges for atmospheres effects, glazing methods, etc. — the book Author: Rob Colvin.

John Michael Montias has 13 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Michael Montias’s most popular book is Vermeer. The Rise and Fall of the Twentieth Century's Greatest Forger. Author: Frank Wynne; Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA ISBN: Category: True Crime Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Frank Wynne's remarkable book tells the story of Han van Meegeren, a paranoid, drug-addicted, second-rate painter whose Vermeer forgeries made him a secret superstar of the art.

Vermeer and his Milieu My Searches (0) Cart (0) brill Vermeer and his Milieu: Conclusion of an Archival Study Vermeer and his Milieu: Conclusion of an Archival Study in Oud Holland – Journal for Art of the Low Countries.

E-ISSN: Cited by: 2. When questioning himself on the singularity of Vermeer's marriage to Catharina, John Michael Montias, in his seminal study of Vermeer's extended family Vermeer and His Milieu, suggests that it was love which attracted the two and goes on to note that "'romantic love' was not unknown in mid-seventeenth-century Holland.

Indeed, it was thought to. Vermeer and His Milieu Book Summary: This book is not only a fascinating biography of one of the greatest painters of the seventeenth century but also a social history of the colorful extended family to which he belonged and of the town life of the period.

It explores a series of distinct worlds: Delft's Small-Cattle Market, where Vermeer's.

Download Vermeer and His Milieu PDF

Vermeer and His Milieu: A Web of Social History eBook: Montias, John Michael: : Kindle Store5/5(1). The Procuress (Dutch: De koppelaarster) is a oil-on-canvas painting by the then year-old Johannes can be seen in the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister in is his first genre painting and shows a scene of contemporary life, an image of mercenary love perhaps in a differs from his earlier biblical and mythological : Johannes Vermeer.

A: Vermeer and his Milieu by John Michael Montias was published in I can't think of another book that has more changed the landscape of what we know about an artist, and yet for some.

As Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting demonstrates, however, the more you place Vermeer in his milieu the more he steps out of it. He worked within an evolving set of technical and genre Author: Aidan Dunne.

Product Information. Gathered in honor of John Michael Montias (), a foremost scholar on Johannes Vermeer and a pioneer in the study of the socioeconomic dimensions of art, the essays inIn His Milieuare an essential contribution to the study of the social functions of. He was greatly influenced by the artistic milieu, particularly by the painters Carel Fabritius, Leonaert Bramer, Pieter de Hooch and Gerard Dou.

This book illustrates in colour all his extant works, including the magnificant townscape, View of Delft, and the allegory, The Art of Painting ; with 12 telling details, it provides an excellent. Documents regarding Vermeer and his social milieu started resurfacing over a century ago.

In the s, J. Soutendam, the first keeper of Delft's archives, and Henry Havard, a FrenchAuthor: Yipaer Aierken. "Vermeer's Family Secrets is a highly original and searching account of one of the most elusive of painters.

Written with delightful verve, visual subtlety, and the courage to upend the platitudes and received wisdom of certain forms of art history, Binstock's book promises a revolution in the study of Vermeer, his circule, and his milieu."—Price: $  This important book revises that image, showing that the small but vibrant Dutch city produced a wide range of artworks, including luxurious tapestries and silver objects, as well as sophisticated paintings for the court at The Hague and for patrician collectors in Delft itself.

splendid catalog of Vermeer and his artistic milieu.^ The essential Vermeer ^ Vermeer and His Milieu: A Web of Social History ^ A Postscript on Vermeer and His Milieu ^ Quoted from Essential Vermeer ^ Vermeer and His Milieu: A Web of Social History ^ B.

Details Vermeer and His Milieu EPUB

Broos, A. Blankert, J. Wadum, A.K. Wheelock Jr. () Johannes Vermeer, Waanders Publishers, Zwolle ^ Gaskell, I., Jonker, M. & National.