This stunning catalogue accompanies a retrospective exhibition in the Netherlands of the famous 17th-century painter Pieter de Hooch (1629- after 1684). The exhibition, Pieter de Hooch in Delft - From the Shadow of Vermeer
is the first retrospective of the artist's work in his own country, and will be presented at the Museum Prinsenhof Delft from 11 October 2019 to 16 February 2020. After Vermeer, Pieter de Hooch is widely considered to be the most celebrated Delft master of the 17th century. The paintings De Hooch produced in Delft (ca. 1652-1660) will be at the heart of the exhibition: his most beautiful courtyards and interiors will return to the city where they were painted almost 400 years ago. Approximately 30 works will be coming to Delft on loan from leading museums in Europe and the United States, and includes many famous paintings.