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THE UNIVERSAL ART OF SAMUEL VAN HOOGSTRATEN (1627-1678): PAINTER, WRITER AND COURTIER. Ed. by Thijs Weststeijn. Amsterdam University Press, 2013. Amsterdam Studies in the Dutch Golden Age. Distributed in the U.S.A. by University of Chicago Press. 296 pp. with 100 ills. (32 col.). 26 x 20 cm. ISBN 9789089645234 In English.
Publisher's description: Samuel van Hoogstraten was not only one of Rembrandt's most successful pupils but also a versatile painter in his own right. His experiments in optical illusion also attracted the interest of the natural scientists of his time, and he wrote some of the first Dutch novels, plays, and a treatise on painting. This rich interdisciplinary study examines how van Hoogstraten understood the relationship between art, literature, and science and how these reflected the general views of his time. Bringing to the fore hitherto unknown works, the book is an important contribution to our understanding of van Hoogstraten's life and art.
Artist(s):Hoogstraten, Samuel van
Indexing: Western, Europe — Netherlands — 1600-1800 — Painting, Criticism/Theory
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 155335
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