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The last painting of Sara de Vos  Cover Image Large Print Material Large Print Material

The last painting of Sara de Vos / Dominic Smith.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1410490637 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781410490636 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781410490636 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1410490637 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781410490636 (hardcover ; large print)
  • ISBN: 9781432837808 (paperback ; large print)
  • ISBN: 143283780X (paperback ; large print)
  • ISBN: 1410490637 (hardcover ; large print)
  • Physical Description: 495 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-492).
Summary, etc.:
Amsterdam, 1631: Sara de Vos, the first female master painter in the Guild of St. Luke, defies convention by painting a haunting landscape. New York City, 1957: Her only known surviving work, At the Edge of a Wood hangs in the bedroom of a wealthy lawyer descended from the original owner. Ellie Shipley, a struggling art history student, paints a forgery for an art dealer. Sydney, 2000: Now a celebrated art historian and curator, Ellie mounts an exhibit of female Dutch painters and finds that both versions are en route to her museum.
Subject: Baalbergen, Sarah van, 1607- approximately 1638 > Fiction.
Women artists > Netherlands > Fiction.
Painting, Dutch > 17th century > Fiction.
Art > Forgeries > Fiction.
Art historians > Fiction.
Large type books.
Painting, Dutch > 17th century > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Oxford Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Oxford Public Library LP FIC SMI (Text) 33530143038849 Adult Fiction Large Type Available -

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