HARBISON, C: Jan van Eyck: The Play of Realism, Second Updated and Expanded Edition

Harbison, Craig. Jan van Eyck: The Play of Realism, Second Updated and Expanded Edition. University of Chicago Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781861898203. Unmarked. Like New. Paperback. (#30736) $22.00

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Harbison investigates the personal histories of the true models and participants in van Eyck’s paintings. This revised and expanded edition includes many illustrations and reveals how van Eyck presented his contemporaries with a more subtle and complex view of the value of appearances as a route to understanding the meaning of life.

Notes. Index. Bibliographic commentary. 137 illustrations, 44 in color. 314pp.