Koozin, Kristine

Vanitas Still Lifes of Harmen Steenwyck (1612-1656) Metaphoric Realism
1990 0-88946-949-0
Deals with original and specific material on the vanitas still lifes of the 17th-century Dutch painter Harmen Steenwyck, the acknowledged leader in this genre. Creates a metaphoric reading of the vanitas theme to his pieces and presents a unique view of the reading of iconography, since the concept of visual metaphor is explored and applied to the analyses of Steenwyck's paintings. Contains 42 illustrations of Harmen Steenwyck's works