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Dutch Art and Urban Cultures 1200-1700

by Elisabeth De Bievre
Yale Univ Pr

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Pub Date: 2015
Format: Hardback with bw & color illus.
Pages: 475 pp.
Size: 9.25 x 11.00 inches

ISBN: 9780300205626
TB Code: 1805536
Availability: 208 in stock

Traditionally Dutch art is seen and presented as a coherent phenomenon—the product of state formation in the late 16th century. Elisabeth de Bièvre challenges this view and its assumptions in a radical new account. Arguing that the Dutch Golden Age was far from unified, de Bièvre exposes how distinct geographical circumstances and histories shaped each urban development and, in turn, fundamentally informed the art and visual culture of individual cities.