Johannes Vermeer

(1632 - 1675)

Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch Baroque Period painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle class life. He was a moderately successful provincial genre painter in his lifetime but evidently was not wealthy, leaving his wife and children in debt at his death, perhaps because he produced relatively few paintings.

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Young Woman with a Water Pitcher

The Milkmaid

View of Houses in Delft, Known as ‘The Little Street’

Woman Reading a Letter