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Dutch Baroque Art
An introduction to Dutch Baroque Art is coming soon!
| This master artist is famous for his exquisite and exuberant portraits. Indeed, his paintings of people are notable for their vitality and also for their engaging presence that continues to delight viewers even today.
| Rembrandt is a legendary artist, and one of the most beloved of the "Old Masters". His remarkable images convey the power and passion of a man devoted to his art, and his paintings demonstrate an uncanny ability to capture subtle nuances of emotion. Significant works include his numerous self portraits and moving masterpieces such as his Descent from the Cross
| The serene, enchanting beauty and grace of a Vermeer painting is unmistakable, as is Vermeer's trademark obsession with depicting light. His Art of Painting
, Young Woman with a Water Pitcher
, and Girl with a Pearl Earring
are among the most memorable works that Vermeer created.
Baroque and Rococo
Germain Bazin has written a delightful introduction to the art and artists of the Baroque and Rococo periods. Chapters explore the development of these important art movements in various countries, from Italy, to France, to Spain. And plenty of pictures accompany the text.