Stock Image

Jan Lievens, a Dutch Master Rediscovered

Wheelock, Arthur K., Jr.

3 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0300142137 / ISBN 13: 9780300142136
Published by National Gallery of Art, WashDC, 2008
New Condition: New Hardcover
From Penobscot Books (Searsport, ME, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since January 26, 2005

Quantity Available: 1

Buy New
List Price: US$ 75.00
Price: US$ 90.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 9.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

NEW BOOK and DJ, both MINT and in new Mylar. // No finer copy exists. Size: Quarto. Bookseller Inventory # 006600

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Jan Lievens, a Dutch Master Rediscovered

Publisher: National Gallery of Art, WashDC

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Clothbound Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

About this title

Synopsis:

Jan Lievens (1607–1674) was one of the most fascinating and enigmatic Dutch artists of the 17th century. Daring and innovative as a painter, printmaker, and draftsman, he created powerful character studies, genre scenes, landscapes, formal portraits, and religious and allegorical images that were widely praised and valued during his lifetime. This beautiful book, the first overview of the full range of Lievens’ career, features more than 50 paintings―many of them newly discovered in private collections―and more than 75 prints and drawings, providing a reassessment of his place in the history of art.

 

Lievens began his career in his native Leiden, where he worked closely with his compatriot Rembrandt, who admired and collected Lievens’ works. Lievens then moved to London, Antwerp, and Amsterdam, and his peripatetic career and multitude of working styles, say the authors of this book, may explain why his reputation today is not as high as it should be. This book offers a necessary corrective, returning to Lievens the esteem he deserves.

About the Author:

Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., is curator of Northern baroque painting at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and professor of art history at the University of Maryland.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Penobscot Books is a seven room premier bookstore located in Searsport, ME, at the top of Penobscot Bay. The owners, Howard and Kate La Rue, created a bookstore that they felt like they would like to visit and numerous customers feel the same.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Payment by VISA or MASTERCARD. All orders shipped within 48 business hours. Books shipped UPS/Priority Mail or Global Priority, upon request, or book rate otherwise. By ordering this book you agree that your credit card will be charged. We pride ourselves on delivering fine books in a timely manner. If you have any problems or have not received your book, please contact us immediately, before you dispute our charge with your credit card company/bank. Any Credit Card 'chargeback' upon resolution ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavier or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping charge is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express