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.

Woman Holding a Balance by Vermeer Another genius of the baroque period, notice the relationship between the balance and the painting within the painting of Christ's ascension and judgment

Woman Holding a Balance by Vermeer Another genius of the baroque period, notice the relationship between the balance and the painting within the painting of Christ's ascension and judgment

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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. As anyone looking at my art board can see...I love Vermeer's…

Johannes Vermeer. As anyone looking at my art board can see...I love Vermeer's…

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

"Girl in Hyacinth Blue" ~ Vermeer. The figure is in  box with an opening through the window to the outside world. The map (places above her head like a cartoon thought bubble) on the wall is a signifier of that outside world.

"Girl in Hyacinth Blue" ~ Vermeer. The figure is in box with an opening through the window to the outside world. The map (places above her head like a cartoon thought bubble) on the wall is a signifier of that outside world.

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."

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