Looking at Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art: Realism Reconsidered

Looking at Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art: Realism Reconsidered

by Wayne Franits (Editor)


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ISBN-13: 9780521499453
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Wayne Franits; 1. On the history of research concerning the interpretation of Dutch painting Konrad Renger; 2. A seventeenth-century theory of art: nature and practice Jan Emmens; 3. Realism and seeming realism in seventeenth-century Dutch painting Eddy de Jongh; 4. Picturing Dutch culture Svetlana Alpers; 5. Tobacco, social deviance and Dutch art in the seventeenth century Ivan Gaskell; 6. Didactic and disguised meanings? Several seventeenth-century texts on painting and the iconographical approach to Dutch paintings of this period Eric Jan Sluijter; 7. Dutch seventeenth-century genre painting: a reassessment of some current hypotheses Peter Hecht; 8. Ter Borch's ladies in satin Alison Kettering; 9. Style in Dutch art Walter Liedtke; 10. Naturalism as convention: subject, style and artistic self-consciousness in Dutch landscape Lawrence O. Goedde; 11. Natural artifice and material values in Dutch still life Celeste Brusati; 12. The three-quarter length life-sized portrait in seventeenth-century Holland: the cultural functions of Tranquillitas Ann Jensen Adams; 13. How to sit, stand or walk: towards a historical anthropology of Dutch paintings and prints Herman Roodenburg; 14. The space of gender in seventeenth-century Dutch painting Elizabeth Alice Honig.

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