Title Mirror of Empire Dutch Marine Art of the Seventeenth Century.
Seller ID 2858
xiv + 444pp, frontis, 49 colour plates, 59 text figs, 146 half tone illus, large landscape format (22.5cm x 29cm), dw. Publisher: The first survey in the English language of one of the most important categories of Netherlandish art. This book was published to accompany an exhibition organised by The Minneapolis Insitute of Arts (USA). AJS: The catalogue covers a number of areas. (1) Paintings. (2) Drawings. (3) Prints. (4) Cartographical material. Each subject is accompanied by an historical study written by a leading specialist in the field concerned. In addition, there is an exhibition check list, a biographical entry on each artist and a full bibliography.