Vermeer by Lawrence Gowing

"Vermeer" is an in-depth study of the life and works of the renowned Dutch painter, Johannes Vermeer. The book provides a comprehensive analysis of Vermeer's artistic style, techniques, and the unique qualities that distinguish his work from other artists of his time. With a focus on individual paintings, it explores the subtleties and complexities of Vermeer's art, offering readers an intimate understanding of his mastery in capturing light, color, and human emotion.

The 3473rd greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 108

Since this book was first published in 1952, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 108.0.

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