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Vermeer:
Faith in Painting
Daniel Arasse

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
Ch. 1"The Mysterious Vermeer"3
Ch. 2The Professional Context9
Vermeer's Reputation9
Vermeer and Money13
Vermeer and Painting15
Ch. 3The-Picture-within-the-Picture22
False Citations23
The Suspension of Meaning26
The Mirror of Art33
Ch. 4The Art of Painting40
A Personal Allegory41
The Painter's Double Horizon44
"Nova Descriptio"48
A Painter's Position54
Ch. 5The Place Within59
Surface Space59
The Figure and Its Locus63
Precision and Blur69
Ch. 6Vermeer's Religion76
Appendix 1: "The Mysterious Vermeer"87
Appendix 2: About the Girl in a Red Hat99
Notes103
Bibliography127
Index133

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