Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2017

336 Pages | 85 colour illustrations

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198789727

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Traces of Vermeer

Jane Jelley

  • A fascinating exploration of how Johannes Vermeer achieved his extraordinary, luminous paintings, following a practical exploration by a practicing painter into the secrets of Vermeer's studio.
  • Provides exciting new evidence for Vermeer's use of a camera obscura.
  • Explains a number of puzzling features Vermeer's pictures, as a result of practical investigation, using authentic painting materials and techniques.