January 24, 2012

Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Flute"

Nationality: Dutch
Born-Died: 1632-1675
Creation Date: c. 1665-1670
Size: 7.8 × 7 inch (20 × 17.8 cm)
Media: Oil on panel
Location: The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., USA

When I was a graduate student I had many colleagues that made very large, but extremely poor quality paintings.  When I looked at their work I often thought of this tiny, magnificent painting.  This photograph certainly doesn't do it justice.

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