Rembrandt's Enterprise: The Studio and the Market

by Svetlana Alpers

Hardcover, 1988



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Univ of Chicago Pr (Tx) (1988), Edition: 0, Hardcover, 160 pages


Singularly interesting and stimulating. . . . A passionate and original work of scholarship.--Richard Wollheim, Times Literary Supplement With the publication of Rembrandt's Enterprise], Svetlana Alpers has firmly established herself in the front ranks of art historians at work today. . . . The book is not a long one. Yet, there is more perceptive scholarship packed into its four chapters than is typically found in a whole shelf of the more common outpourings of academic writers. Rembrandt's Enterprise is less a book of archival discoveries than of fresh interpretation of the revered artist and his milieu. . . . Alpers makes us see how Rembrandt's complex and enormously popular art has embedded itself in our ways of thinking about who we are and how we live, even in the late 20th century.--Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Herald Examiner… (more)

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160 p.; 6.5 x 1 inches



0226015149 / 9780226015149
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