Svetlana Alpers, 15 November 1984
Show More Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Genre Painting: Catalogue of the Exhibition at the Royal Academy Philadelphia Museum of Art, 397 pp., £20, March 1984, 9780876330579Show More The Golden Age: Dutch Painters of the 17th Century by Bob Haak.
Thames and Hudson, 936 pp., £40, September 1984, 0 500 23407 8Show More
“... one might want to sit down with The Golden Age: Dutch Painters of the 17th Century, a new book by Bob Haak, director of the Amsterdam Historical Museum. This survey offers a fine introduction to Dutch art, to the country in which it was produced, and to the current ‘state of the art’ of Dutch art history. After an ample introductory section, the book ...”