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High resolution images of Vermeer’s paintings

Johannes Vermeer was either a remarkable 17th century Dutch painter or an enchanted sorcerer of light from beyond time and space — sometimes it’s hard to tell — but I find his work particularly entrancing among all painters. His known existing oeuvre consists of only Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Vermeer’s Young Woman with a Water Pitcher

Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, Johannes Vermeer In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; use the zoom or download icons under the image on the museum’s website. Of the 35 or 36 Vermeer paintings acknowledged to exist, I’ve had the good fortune Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Vermeer’s Delft

View of Delft, Johannes Vermeer On Wikipedia, original is in the Mauritshuis. Sometimes overlooked among the enigmatic Dutch master’s oeuvre of striking paintings are Vermeer’s three known landscapes (or more properly, cityscapes), only two of which are existing: The Little Street and View of Delft. Read More …