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"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.

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Joan Butler Gore painted this, A Touch of Vermeer, after seeing the movie 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'.

Soldier and a Laughing Girl by Jan Vermeer, 1658.  Notice how skillfully Vermeer uses the soldier's gaze and the dark form of his hat to deflect the eye upward toward the map instead of allowing it to flee out the window before it has taken in the entire scene.

"Officer & Laughing Girl" -- 1657 -- Johannes Vermeer -- Oil on canvas -- Dutch -- Frick Collection, New York.

Vermeer-Le geographe

Johannes Vermeer Artist Johannes Vermeer Link back to Creator infobox template Johannes Vermeer · · · · · · Title Dutch: De Geograaf The Geographer

My mother is Belgian and lace bobbins were a common object in my home. I love the quiet, calm concentration of Vermeer's Lacemaker at the Louvre and stop by to say hello any chance I get.

Johannes Vermeer: The Lacemaker, at the Louvre. I love the quiet, calm concentration of Vermeer's Lacemaker.

Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, 1632–1675). A Maid Asleep, ca. 1656–57. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913 (14.40.611)

Johannes Vermeer A Girl Asleep 1657 Oil on canvas, × cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Jan Vermeer- Il bicchiere di vino. 1658-61 circa. Tela, cm 66,3x76,5 Gemäldegalerie Berlino

Old Masters face eviction from Berlin's Gemäldegalerie – in pictures

Jan Vermeer van Delft - The Glass of Wine, also known as A Lady Drinking and a Gentleman and The Glass of Wine. or Gemäldegalerie, Berlin.

"Девочка в гиацинтово - голубом" Джонатан Джейсон

"Girl in Hyacinth Blue" ~ Jonathan Janson in the style of Vermeer Superb pic

Johannes Vermeer, The Lacemaker (circa 1669-70). Oil on canvas. Musée du Louvre, Paris

Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting in Paris by Nicholas Forrest - Johannes Vermeer, The Lace Maker, ca. Oil on canvas mounted on panel. x 21 cm. Paris, Musée du Louvre, Department of Paintings © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Gérard Blot

Johannes Vermeer "The Lace Maker" 1665-70 (Louvre, Paris)

~ "The Lace Maker" by Johannes Vermeer Dutch Painter who specialised in Domestic Interior Scenes . this Work now in the Louvre Museum, Paris, France .

Frida Kahlo: "Self Portrait" (1926)

Frida Kahlo (Mexican, Self-portrait in a Velvet Dress (Autorretrato con Traje de Terciopelo), Oil on canvas, 79 x 58 cm. © This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair use principles.

The Impressionists A&E documentary intro.  Short, but gives good overview of what impressionism looked like.

The Luncheon of the Boating Party, Pierre-Auguste Renoir Detail . Luncheon of the Boating Party French: Le déjeuner des canotiers) is a painting by French impressionist Pierre-Auguste.