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A wet afternoon in Berlin ...

A happy coincidence brought me to the Gemäldegalerie in Berlin just as I was reading Laura J. Snyder’s book Eye of the Beholder, which is a joint biography of Anton van Leuwenhoek, the pioneer microscopist, and his neighbour (and, most likely, friend) Johannes Vermeer.   621 more words


Het was groot nieuws. Van een geheel andere orde dan het nieuws van de afgelopen dagen. Het straatje van Vermeer is gevonden. In Delft in de De Vlamingstraat 40-42. 858 more words

Vermeer's Little Street painting, address found?

Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands today:

The original location of The Little Street by Johannes Vermeer appears to be at the Vlamingstraat 40-42 in…

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The Wine Glass – vermeer

one of the reasons this painting always makes me swoon is the insane texture. I mean, look at the silkyness of her salmon pink dress, the softness of the carpet tablecloth, the brittle crispness of the glass. 29 more words


Washington D.C.'s National Gallery of Art

When in Washington, D.C., visit the National Gallery of Art. The building itself truly is a national treasure, and the collection is wonderful.  Plan your visit on line at… 975 more words

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Look at the wall!

We never pay that much attention to the wall at the back of Johannes Vermeer’s paintings. Well, we should!

Take “The Girl with a Wineglass” for example. 73 more words