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An entrance for the eyes : space and meaning in seventeenth-century Dutch art /

Martha Hollander.

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Main Author: Hollander, Martha.
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002.
Series: Ahmanson Murphy fine arts imprint.
Topics: Painting, Dutch - 17th century. | Space (Art) | Schilderkunst. | Ruimtelijke waarneming.
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1: Karel van Mander: The Doorsien and the language of space -- "An entrance for the eyes" -- Images in conversation -- Into the seventeenth century -- Ideas of order -- 2: Gerard Dou: The reconfigured emblem -- Foreground and background -- An art of surfaces -- Drape and curtain -- The space of emblems -- Uses of the background scene -- Pictures within pictures -- An empty room -- 3: Nicolaes Maes: Space as domestic territory -- The eavesdroppers -- Pictorial space at mid-century -- Re-creating the Dutch interior -- Mistresses and maids -- Diligence and desire -- 4: Pieter de Hooch: Indoors and out -- Figures in a courtyard -- Home and cityscape -- Masculine and feminine spaces -- Privacy and community -- Exchanges at the doorway -- Public interiors.
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