Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)

Officer Reading a Letter

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Publisher

Saskia, Ltd., Cultural Documentation

Abstract

One of the greatest Dutch masters of the Golden Age, Gerard ter Borch, is the artist who first popularized the letter theme. His painting of '' Officer Reading a Letter" is considered the "perfect embodiment of this elegant new treatment of the letter theme."

Keywords

Dresden, Germany, Deventer, Netherlands, Style: Dutch Baroque, School: Baroque, Movement: Baroque, Dutch, Painting;, Painting

Subject: topical

Style: Dutch Baroque; School: Baroque; Movement: Baroque; Dutch; Painting;

Subject: geographic

Dresden, Germany; Deventer, Netherlands

Time Period

Ca. 1657-58

Rights

This material is licensed by USF Libraries for the research and teaching needs of USF students, staff, and faculty only. See: https://lib.usf.edu/collections-and-discovery/collection-management/user-terms/

Access Restrictions

Only thumbnail images and descriptive information are available to non-USF users. Full access to this collection is available only to authorized users on the USF network on campus or via VPN.

Genre

Painting; picture

Holding Location

University of South Florida USF

Collection

Art and Art History (Saskia)

Identifier

A01-MHF1256

Officer Reading a Letter

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