'Vilhelm Hammershoi and Danish Art at the Turn of the Century' - Poul Vad, tr. Kenneth Tindall: Yale, 45 pounds

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'Interior with a Seated Woman' c. 1910, from 'Vilhelm Hammershoi and Danish Art at the Turn of the Century' by Poul Vad, tr. Kenneth Tindall (Yale pounds 45). Though celebrated in his native Denmark, Hammershoi (1864-1916) is not widely

known beyond; this book redresses the balance. Though at times overwritten in its eagerness, it makes a strong case for the lasting value of his portraits, soft-toned landscapes, and above all the stillness and linear precision of his interiors

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