This new edition of an established survey of the Golden Age of Dutch painting has been revised, corrected, and updated in the text, notes, and bibliography as a result of new scholarship. The author has written a new preface to this edition. Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals, Ruisdael, Cuyp, de Witte, van Goyen, van de Velde, Hobbema, Fabritius, de Hooch, and Saenrendam are some of the painters included and discussed.
Table of Contents
* Preface to the Second Edition * Introduction: The Humanization of Art * The Birth of a Nation * Dutch Culture and Art * Utrecht: From Mannerism to Caravaggism * Haarlem: Strides Toward Naturalism * Frans Hals and the Portrait Tradition * Rembrandt * The Rembrandt School * Scenes of Social Life * Still-Life * Landscape and Seascape * Architectural Subjects: Church Interiors and Town Views * Vermeer and the Delft School * Epilogue: The End of the Golden Age
Madlyn Millner Kahr