Table of contents for Vermeer's camera : uncovering the truth behind the masterpieces / Philip Steadman.

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1. The camera obscura

2. The discovery of Vermeer's use of the camera

3. Who taught Vermeer about optics?

4. A room in Vermeer's house?

5. Reconstructing the spaces in Vermeer's paintings

6. The riddle of the Sphinx of Delft

7. More evidence, from rebuilding Vermeer's studio

8. Arguments against Vermeer's use of the camera

9. The influence of the camera on Vermeer's painting style


Further Reading

A. Architectural features appearing in Vermeer's interiors

B. Measurements of Vermeer's room and furniture

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Photography, Pinhole.
Camera obscuras.
Vermeer, Johannes, -- 1632-1675.
Painting, Dutch.