Just look at the contour of her left cheek, the hues of those fleshtones . . . Magnifique!
It has everything: LARGE, beautiful, full color reproductions of all of Vermeer's work, a biography of his life, and very good commentaries on each painting.
The author does a good job of placing each painting in the context of Vermeer's overall oeuvre while discussing the painting's special or unique points.
You can see the talent of Vermeer displayed with his minute details and shading that were of photographic quality. This is what made him famous. Read morePublished 11 days ago by LD
Beautiful book, good prints, large. I was very happy with the book.Published 3 months ago by Marcelle
It is hard not to like a Vermeer painting. They are simple yet elegant. They have light streaming into everyday interiors in a way that can not be matched. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Glen V. Mcintyre
We bought this when we were studying Vermeer in our homeschool. The pictures are large and detailed. Very nice book!Published 9 months ago by Elizabelle
Vermeer's paintings look good and are suitable for framing. There are 35 large color reproductions, most of them without another color print on the other side. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Doctor Jean ND
The book is in rather poor condition and didn't entirely fulfill my expectations. The quality of the colors and the printing is mediocre.Published 10 months ago by Karl Starcke
Comprised of a short synopsis of painting but nothing in depth, which I found disappointing. However it is a useful introduction to the Dutch master.Published 13 months ago by dorann jacobowitz