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A Worldly Art: The Dutch Republic, 1585-1718

A Worldly Art: The Dutch Republic, 1585-1718
Author: Mariƫt Westermann
ISBN 13: 9780300107234
ISBN 10: 300107234
Edition: Reprinted ed.
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2005-03-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
List Price: $26.50

Illustrated with more than 100 color images, this book—now back in print—examines the extraordinary artistic culture of the prosperous and powerful seventeenth-century Dutch Republic. Mariët Westermann analyzes the choices of artists including Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Vermeer, and others, and examines the stories their pictures tell about the nation, its people, and its past.