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Vermeer & Ter Borch

Vermeer, Woman in a Red Hat, Washington, DC, National Gallery

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Vermeer, Woman in a Red Hat, Washington, DC, National Gallery
Most of Vermeer's paintings are quite small - two to three times this size.They worked as small, precious, cabinet paintings for the discerning collector even in his day when they fetched relatively high prices.
Posted by Robert Baldwin on January 24, 2011 Full Size| Slideshow