February 2, 2012

Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Red Hat"

Nationality: Dutch
Born-Died: 1632-1675
Creation Date: c. 1665-1666
Size: 9.1 × 7.1 inch (23.2 × 18.1 cm)
Media: Oil on panel
Location: The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., USA

The second picture here is one that I took and I am posting it because it really drives home how small this painting is.  I always remember this painting when I see artists try to compensate for poor painting ability with massive canvases.

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