— Coming March 16 —
The remarkable story of how
Vermeer and Leeuwenhoek transformed the way we see
“Ingenious, lucid and revealing look at the lives of
two brilliant men who changed our way of seeing the world.”
“Laura Snyder is both a masterly scholar and a powerful storyteller.
She transports us to the wonder-age of seventeenth-century Holland.
A fabulous book.”
“An irresistible invitation into the lives and work of
Vermeer and van Leeuwenhoek.
It’s a wonderful and vivid book.”
Katharine Weber · Author of The Music Lesson
“A thoughtful elaboration of the modern notion of seeing.”
Russell Shorto · Author of Amsterdam
“This delightful book is solidly researched
but reads like a novel—and a good one at that!”
Walter Liedtke · Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City
“ Laura Snyder is both
a masterly scholar and
a powerful storyteller. ”