Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date :2005-1-1 Pages:. 403 The Dutch painter Vermeer has remained one of the great enigmas of 17th-century Dutch art While little is known of his personal life. his extraordinary paintings of natural and domestic life. with their subtle play of light and colour. have come to define the Dutch Golden Age. The mysterious portrait of the anonymous Girl with a Pearl Earring has fascinated art historians for centuries. and it is this magnetic painting that lies at the heart of Tracy Chevaliers second novel of the same title.Girl with a Pearl Earring centres on Vermeers prosperous household in Delft in the 1660s. The appointment of the quiet. perceptive heroine of the novel. the servant Griet. gradually throws the household into turmoil as Vermeer and Griet become increasingly intimate. an increasingly tense situation that culminates in her working f...
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7850913
Book Description HarperCollins, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007850913