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Jan (Johannes) Vermeer

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Lauren Borg

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Jan (Johannes) Vermeer
Study of a Young Woman, c. 1665–67
Johannes Vermeer
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1979
Personal Favorite
Girl with a Pearl Earring
Johannes Vermeer
c. 1665
Oil on canvas, 46,5 x 40 cm
Mauritshuis, The Hague
Life and Legacy
Born 1632
Died 1675
Self Taught Painter
Focused on behavior of lighth
Paintings within paintings
Oil on Canvas
Father was an Art Dealer
Poor Dutch economy made last few years miserable
A Maid Asleep, c. 1656–57
Johannes Vermeer
Oil on canvas;
Bequest of Benjamin Altman
, 1913
Allegory of the Catholic Faith, c. 1670–72
Johannes Vermeer
Oil on canvas
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Woman with a Lute, c. 1662–63
Johannes Vermeer
Oil on canvas.
Bequest of Collis P. Huntington, 1900
By Lauren Borg
The Art of Painting,
c. 1666, oil on
Renaissance Period 1600
Vermeer born in 1632
Father dies in 1652
Married in 1653
Jan Steen Born in 1626
Telescope is invented
in 1668
Vermeer Dies in 1675
Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, c. 1662
Johannes Vermeer
Oil on canvas
Marquand Collection, Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1889
Jan Steen
"Johannes Vermeer" The National Gallery. 23 November 2013. <http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/artists/johannes-vermeer>
Arthur K. Wheelock Jr.""Johannes Vermeer: The Art of Painting. Exhibitions: National Gallery of Art. Web. 27 November 2013 <http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/verm_pref.shtm>
Liedtke, Walter. "Johannes Vermeer (1632–1675)" Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. Web. 23 November 2013 <http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/verm/hd_verm.htm>.
"Jan Steen" The National Gallery. 23 November 2013. <http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/artists/jan-steen>
Self-Portrait playing the Lute
ca. 1663-65
Jan Havicksz. Steen
Oil on panel. 55.3 x 43.8 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
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