Johannes Vermeer, the Milkmaid, 1660.  I saw a documentary 'Ver-Meer' the day after I repinned this.  This painting was featured.

Johannes Vermeer, the Milkmaid, 1660. I saw a documentary 'Ver-Meer' the day after I repinned this. This painting was featured.

Johannes Vermeer Painting Canvas Prints And Johannes Vermeer ...  I had not seen this painting before, but this young woman bears a striking resemblance to the actress Scarlett Johannsson who played Greit in Girl with the Pearl Earring

Johannes Vermeer Painting Canvas Prints And Johannes Vermeer ... I had not seen this painting before, but this young woman bears a striking resemblance to the actress Scarlett Johannsson who played Greit in Girl with the Pearl Earring

I have a fantasy in which some enterprising curator brings all 27 surviving paintings by Vermeer together in one show. I'd travel to the ends of the earth to see it.

I have a fantasy in which some enterprising curator brings all 27 surviving paintings by Vermeer together in one show. I'd travel to the ends of the earth to see it.

Vermeer Still Life -- Moses talks about the details of Vermeer. The "perfect ordinariness."

Vermeer Still Life -- Moses talks about the details of Vermeer. The "perfect ordinariness."

Unsurprisingly, my favourite painting by Johannes Vermeer - Girl with a Pearl Earring.

Unsurprisingly, my favourite painting by Johannes Vermeer - Girl with a Pearl Earring.

Johannes Vermeer 1632-1675, The Art of Painting. The artist in painting is assumed to be Vermeer playing with viewers by not revealing his own face

Johannes Vermeer 1632-1675, The Art of Painting. The artist in painting is assumed to be Vermeer playing with viewers by not revealing his own face

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Rijksmuseum’s selection for US President’s visit:  Includes among other -  The Milkmaid by Vermeer c.1660, Portrait of a Couple, by Frans Hals, c. 1622, The Wardens of the Amsterdam Drapers’ Guild, Known as ‘The Syndics’, by Rembrandt c. 1662, Night Watch also by Rembrandt c.1642.

Rijksmuseum’s selection for US President’s visit: Includes among other - The Milkmaid by Vermeer c.1660, Portrait of a Couple, by Frans Hals, c. 1622, The Wardens of the Amsterdam Drapers’ Guild, Known as ‘The Syndics’, by Rembrandt c. 1662, Night Watch also by Rembrandt c.1642.

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