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An Essential Selection of Dutch History Publications

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ABELS, Paul, "Church and Religion in the Times of Vermeer," in Dutch Society in the Age of Vermeer, Zwolle, 1996.

ADAMS, Ann, "Money and the Regulation of Desire. The Prostitute and the Marketplace in Seventeenth-Century Holland," in Renaissance Culture and the Everyday, Fumerton and Hunt eds., Philadelphia, 1999.

ALPERS, Svetlana, The Art of Describing: Dutch Art in the Seventeenth Century, Chicago, 1983.

BAILEY, Anthony, A Concise History of the Low Countries, New York, 1972.

BEDAUX, J. B., "Fruit and Fertility: Fruit Symbolism in Netherlandish Portraiture of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries," Simiolus, XVII, 1987, 150–168.

BLANKERT, Albert, Selected Writings on Dutch Paintings: Rembrandt, Van Beke, Vermeer and Others, Zwolle, 2004.

BLEYSWIJCK, Dirck van, Beschryvinge der Stadt Delft, Delft, 1667.

BORGER, E., De Hollandse kortegaard, geschilderde wachtlokalen uit de Gouden Eeuw, Zwolle/Naarden, 1996.

BROWN; Christopher, Scenes of Everyday Life: Dutch Genre Painting in the Seventeenth Century, London, 1984.

BROWN, Christopher, Images of a Golden Past: Dutch Genre Painting of the Seventeenth Century, New York: Abbeville Press, 1984.

BRUSATI, Celeste, Artifice and Illusion: The Art and Writing of Samuel van Hoogstraten, Chicago and London, 1995.

BURKE, Peter, Dutch Popular Culture in the Seventeenth Century: A Reconnaissance, Rotterdam, 1978

VAN DER COELEN, Pete, et al., Everyday Life in Holland's Golden Age: The Complete Etchings of Adriaen van Ostade, Amsterdam, 1998.

COREMONS, P.B., Van Meegeren's Faked Vermeer and de Hoochs, London and Amsterdam, 1949.

DAM, Jan Daniel van, Dated Dutch Delftware, Zwolle, 1991.

DEURSEN, A. T. van, Plain Lives in a Golden Age, Cambridge, 1991.

DOBELL, Clifford, Antony Leeuwenhoek and His "Little Animals," London, 1932; reprinted in New York, 1960.

EVELYN, John, Diary, ed., E.S. de Beer, Oxford, 1959.

FRANITS, Wayne, Dutch Seventeenth Century Genre Painting: Its Thematic and Stylistic Evolution, New Haven 2004.

FOCK, C. Willemijn, ed. Het Nederlandse interieur in beeld 1600–1900, Zwolle, 2001.

GEYL, Pieter, The Revolt of the Netherlands, London,1932; reprinted 1996.

GOLDSMITH, Jane ten Brink, et al., Leonaert Bramer 1596–1674: Ingenious Painter and Draughtsman in Rome and Delft, Zwolle, 1994.

HOFRICHTER, Frima Fox, Leonaert Bramer 1596–1674: A Painter of the Night, Milwaukee, 1992.

HORN, Hendrik J. The Golden Age Revisited: Arnold Houbraken's Great Theatre of Netherlandish Painters and Paintresses, 2 vols. Doornspijk: Davaco Publishers, 2000.

HOLLANDER; Martha, An Entrance for the Eye: Space and Meaning in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art, Berkeley, 2002.

HUIZINGA, Johan, Dutch Civilization in the Seventeenth Century, London and New York, 1968.

HUYGENS, Constantijn, A Selection of the Poems of Sir Constantijn Huygens; trans. P. Davison and A. van der Weel, Amsterdam, 1996.

ISREAL, Jonathan, The Dutch Republic, Oxford, 1995.

JONGH, E., Kwesties van betekenis. Thema en motief in de Nederlandse schilderkunst van de zeventiende eeuw, Leiden 1995.

research, map and text by Kees KALDENBACH, Johannes Vermeer and the Delft School: A Full Colour Chart Showing the Homes of circa 120 Artists and circa 130 Patrons who Lived in 17th-Century Delft, Amsterdam, 2001.

KETTERING, Alison McNeil, The Dutch Arcadia: Pastoral Art and its Audience in the Golden Age, Montclair, New Jersey, 1983.

Van KLOMPENBURG, CRUM, Carol and Dorothy, Dutch Touches: Recipes and Traditions, Penfield Books, 1996.

KLOOSTER, Wim, The Dutch in America, 1600–1800, Providence: John Carter Brown Library, 1997.

KURETSKY, S.D., The Paintings of Jacob Ochtervelt (1634–1682), Oxford 1979.

De LEY, Gerd, ed, Dictionary of 1000 Dutch Proverbs, Hippocrene Books, 1998.

LIEDTKE, Walter A., Architectural Painting in Delft, Doornspijk 1982.

LOUGHMAN, John and MONTIAS, John Michael, Public and Private Spaces: Works of Art in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Houses, Zwolle, 2000.

MONCOYS, Balthasar de, Journal des Voyages, three volumes, Lyons, 1665–1666.

MONTIAS, John Michael, Artists and Artisans in Delft: A Socio-Economic Study of the Seventeenth Century, Princeton, 1982.

MONTIAS, John Michael, Artists and Artisans in Delft, Princeton, New Jersey, 1982.

MONTIAS, John Michael, Art at Auction in 17th-Century Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 2002

NAUMANN, O., Frans van Mieris the Elder (1635–1681), Doornspijk 1981.

PAVORD, Anna, The Tulip, London, 1999.

RILEY, Gillian, The Dutch Table: Gastronomy in the Golden Age of the Netherlands (Painters and Food Series), Pomegranate Press, 1994.

ROBINSON, F.W., Gabriel Metsu (1629–1667): A Study of his Place in Dutch Genre Painting of the Golden Age, New York 1974.

ROODENBURG, Herman, "The Autobiography of Isabella de Moerloose: Sex, Childbearing and Popular Belief in Seventeenth-Century Holland," Journal of Social History 18 (1985), 517–540.

ROSENBERG, Jakob, with Seymour Clive and E.H. Ter Kuile, Dutch Art and Architecture 1600 to 1800, Harmondsworth, Middlesexand Baltimore, MD, 1966.

ROSE, Peter G., The Sensible Cook: Dutch Foodways in the Old and the New World, Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1989.

ROY, Alan, Gèrard de Lairesse (1640–1711), Paris, 1992.

SALOMON, Nanette, Jacob Duck and the Gentrification of Dutch Genre Painting, Doornspijk, 1998.

SALOMON, Nanette, Shifting Priorities: Sender Genre in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Painting, Stanford, 2004.

SCHAMA, Simon, The Embarrassment of Riches, New York and London, 1987.

SCHAMA, Simon, Rembrandt's Eye, New York and London, 1999.

SCHEEMAN, L.T., Hendrick Martensz. Sorgh: A Painter of Rotterdam, Ann Arbor 1982

SEGAL, Sam, A Prosperous Past: the Sumptuous Still Life in the Netherlands, 1600–1700, exhib.cat. Delft (Stedelijk Museum Het Prinsenhof), Cambridge, Massachusetts (Fogg Art Museum).

STRIEN, C.D. van, British Travelers in Holland During the Stuart Period, Leiden, 1993.

SUTTON, Peter C., Masters of 17th-Bentury DutchLandscape Painting, exhib.cat. Amsterdam (Rijksmuseum), Boston (Museum of Fine Arts) and Philadelphia (Philadelphia Museum of Fine Arts) 1987–1988, London 1987.

SUTTON, P., Pieter de Hooch: Complete Edition, Oxford/New York 1980.

WESTERMANN, Mariët, A Worldly Art: The Dutch Republic 1585–1718, New York, 1996.

WESTERMANN, Mariët, The Amusements of Jan Steen, Zwolle, 1997.

WESTERMANN, Mariët, "Adriaen van de Venne, Jan Steen, and the Art of Serious Play," in De Zeventiende Eeuw, 15/1, 1999

WESTERMANN, Mariët, "Wooncultur in me Nemerlands: A Historiography in Progress," Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek, 51 (2000): 17–33.

WESTERMANN, Mariët, Art and Home. Dutch Interiors in the Age of Rembrandt, exh. cat., Denver, Denver Art Museum, and Newark (New Jersey) The Newark Art Museum, 2001–2002.

WESTERMANN, Mariët,"'Costly and Curious, Full of pleasure and home contentment,' Making Home in the Dutch Republic." in Art and Home. Dutch Interiors in the Age of Rembrandt, 2001–2002, 15–81.

WHEELOCK, Arthur K., Jr., Perspective, Optics and Delft Artists around 1650, New York, 1977.

WHEELOCK, Arthur K., Jr. "History, Politics and a Portrait of a City, Vermeer's View of Delft." see Susan Zimmerman and R.F.E. Weissman, editors, Urban Life in the Renaissance.

WHEELOCK, Arthur K., Jr. author and editor with contributions by Michiel C. Plomp, Daniëlle H.A.C. Lokin, Quint Gregory, The Public and the Private in the Age of Vermeer, London, 2000.

WILCOXEN, Charlotte, and Nina Fleishman. Dutch Tade and Ceramics in America in the Seventeenth Century. Albany, NY Albany Institute of History and Art., 2010.

WILENSKI, R.H., Dutch Painting (1929); revised edition, London, 1955.

ZUMTHOR, Paul, Daily Life in Rembrandt's Holland, 1953.

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