Vermeer's Astronomer: Observations on an Open Book

Welu, James
June 1986
Art Bulletin;Jun1986, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p263
Academic Journal
Examines the relationship of Jan Vermeer's paintings 'Astronomer' and 'Geographer' with the book 'The Astronomer,' by Adriaen Metius. Contents of the book; Identification of the painting of the 'Finding of Moses' in the paintings and in the book.


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