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****"The Artist in His Studio (aka Allegory of the Art of Painting)," c. 1670-74
-most complex and personal estate we have of vermeers.
-largest of his interior scenes
-feeling of 3rd dimension
-costume is in 15th cent style to illustrate homage to renissance art (jan van dyke- flemish)
****Jacob Van Ruisdael 1660 "The Jewish Cemetery"
-pictorial allegory on death
-the decaying of human; endeavor what does survive at the end is nature.
***Willem Kalf 1653 " Still Life with Drinking Horn of S. Sebastian's Archer's Guild"
-renders light masterfully
-precise relationship in arrangment
-scientific and poetic at the same time
-ornamental elements of light
****Jan de Heem 1640 " Still Life with Parrots"
-this abundance comes from god's goodness and man's work
****Hendrick Avercamp 1585-1634 "Winter Landscape"
-winter scenes, not sunny scenes dominate the north
-developed an atmospheric style*
-becomes an important influence
- winter scenes his specialty*
Geroge del la Tour 1648 " S. Sebastian attended by S. Irene"
-classicism, but with a restraint
-considered his best work
-extreme simplification of form, glossiness, and almost stamped woodcut effect.
Simon Vouet 1640 " The Toilet of Venus"
-bolonese, classical style, vernici influence, carravagio, and cerachi.
***Louis le Nain 1640 " The Peasant Family"
-genre painters in france really show their restraint in genre paintings ( would have been very different if done by the Dutch )
-middle class interested in genre v.s classical/ myth scenes.
- sensitive painter
The Little Mysteries of War and the Big Mysteries of War " The Hanging Tree"
by Jacques Callot 1620's
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