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Author Steadman, Philip, 1942-

Title Vermeer's camera : uncovering the truth behind the masterpieces / Philip Steadman
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2001]
©2001

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Description xiv, 207 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents 1. The camera obscura -- 2. The discovery of Vermeer's use of the camera -- 3. Who taught Vermeer about optics? -- 4. A room in Vermeer's house? -- 5. Reconstructing the spaces in Vermeer's paintings -- 6. The riddle of the Sphinx of Delft -- 7. More evidence, from rebuilding Vermeer's studio -- 8. Arguments against Vermeer's use of the camera -- 9. The influence of the camera on Vermeer's painting style
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Vermeer, Johannes, 1632-1675.
Painting, Dutch -- 17th century.
Painting, Dutch.
Camera obscuras.
Painting, Modern -- 17th century -- Netherlands.
Painting, Modern -- 18th century -- Netherlands.
Photography, Pinhole.
Author Vermeer, Johannes, 1632-1675.
LC no. 2001269252
ISBN 0192159674
0192803026 (paperback)