Sunday, November 28, 2010

The Little Street by Johannes Vermeer

View of Houses in Delft, known as The Little Street
Oil on canvas, 21 3/8 x 17 3/8 inches, 1658

This cityscape is by Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. Most of his works feature tranquil interior scenes. There is a lot of additional information available about the artist and this painting at the Rijksmuseum and on Essential Vermeer.

5 comments:

  1. Brandy, I'm so glad that you enjoy it!

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  2. Leah,
    Nice link!, I had forgotten about this vermeer, the book I do have on him does not great reproductions, let alone close ups.

    Best thing about the web... (re)discovering through others.

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  3. I saw this in person at the Rijksmuseum exactly a month ago. My favourite painter of all time.

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  4. David- I agree, I love to discover and rediscover artwork through others!
    Jason- You're so lucky! The painting must have been outstanding in person.

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