1st Edition

Dutch Art
An Encyclopedia

Edited By

Sheila D. Muller

ISBN 9780815300656
Published January 1, 1997 by Routledge
680 Pages

USD $415.00

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Book Description

An illustrated feast for the eye and intellect
Dutch Art explores developments in art, art history, art criticism, and cultural history of the Netherlands from the artists' workshops for the Utrecht Dom in 1475 to the latest movements of the 1990s. it is lavishly illustrated with 147 black-and-white photographs and 16 pages in full color. More than 100 internationally recognized scholars, museum professionals, artists, and art critics contributed signed essays to this monumental work, including historians, sociologists, and literary historians.


"Comprehensive and easy to reference, this is a valuable tool for the researcher, scholar and artwriter." -- Art Times
"An excellent, in-depth coverage of the extent of Dutch art, history, and cultural history." -- The Bookwatch
"In their sophisticated yet clear exposition and analysis, Muller and her 100 contributors have produced the sort of scholarly encyclopedia that every nation's artistic heritage deserves." -- Rettig on Reference
"Opens many new doors of discovery." -- Arts Beat
"A worthwhile purchase for any academic, special, or public library interested in Dutch art." -- Library Journal
"A sound survey of a profoundly important and enormously interesting topic; its comprehensive coverage...makes it a valuable addition to any research library..highly recommended." -- ARBA 98
"Unique. The coverage is enormous. The work is extremeley well organized as well as fulsome. This project is unprecedented in scope and depth. One cannot help but come away with a sense of how rich and diverse the field is. I recommend Dutch Art: An Encyclopedia to any library with more than minimal holdings in art history and allied fields." -- Art Documentation
"A welcome, scholarly, and handsome contribution to the discourse on Dutch art..highly recommended for all art collections." -- Reference and User Services Quarterly