"The Milkmaid ("De Melkmeid" or "Het Melkmeisje"), sometimes called "The Kitchen Maid," is an oil-on-canvas painting by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer/Vermeer van Delft. It is housed in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The painting Girl with a Pearl Earring (Dutch: Het Meisje met de Parel). circa oil on canvas, is one of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer's masterworks and uses a pearl earring for a focal point. The painting is kept in the Mauritshuis gallery in The Hague.
Rijksmuseum’s selection for US President’s visit: Includes among other - The Milkmaid by Vermeer Portrait of a Couple, by Frans Hals, c. The Wardens of the Amsterdam Drapers’ Guild, Known as ‘The Syndics’, by Rembrandt c. Night Watch also by Rembrandt