Dutch Golden Age by Johannes Vermeer art depicts interior scenes of Dutch homes and every day middle-class life during the 17th century. Vermeer was a Master Painter of the Delft Guild who also specialized in portraits.
During his lifetime, Vermeer achieved reasonable successful, but he was not a prolific artist and it is believed he only produced 36 paintings. When he died at the age of 43 in 1675, his wife and children were left in debt.
Jan Vermeer is a recognized master of 17th century Dutch genre painting who frequently used expensive pigment in his work, such as Lapis Lazuli and Ultramarine
Vermeer's oil painting on canvas, Girl with a Pearl Earring c1655 is one of the world's most famous portrait paintings. Johannes Vermeer Girl with Pearl Earring 1665 is held in the Mauritshuis Museum in The Hague in Holland but has been exhibited all over the world. It has also been the subject of a best-selling book and the Girl with Pearl Earring film released in 2003.
Jan Vermeer, The Girl with a Red Hat was donated to the National Gallery of Art in 1937 by the Mellon Charitable Trust.
With the fame and attention Girl with a Pearl Earring has attracted, it is perhaps easy to forget Vermeer landscape painting. The Little Street was painted in around 1657 and depicts a street scene, although the exact location is unknown.
Vermeer's View of the Delft was painted around 1660 when cityscape oil painting was unusual.
Vermeer Dutch Golden Age paintings include The Milkmaid 1658, also known as The Kitchen Maid, The Music Lesson, also known as Lady at the Virginals with a Gentleman, which forms part of the British Royal Collection
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