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Study of Vermeer, Revised and Enlarged Edition

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ISBN-10: 0520071328

ISBN-13: 9780520071322

Edition: 2nd 1994

Authors: Edward Snow

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Edward Snow's A Study of Vermeer, first published in 1979 and here presented in an expanded and elaborately revised version, starts from a single premise: that we respond so intensely to Vermeer because his paintings reach so deeply into our lives. Our desire for images, the distances that separate us, the validations we seek from the still world, the traces of ghostliness in our own human presence--these, the book proposes, are Vermeer's themes, which he pursues with a realism always in touch with the uncanny. As Snow traces the many counterpoised sensations that make up Vermeer's equanimity, he leads us into a world of nuances and surprise. A Study of Vermeer is passionate and visual in…    
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Book details

List price: $41.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 6/13/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 230
Size: 0.68" wide x 0.95" long x 0.05" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English