The Art of Painting
$189.00 – $1,869.00
Vermeer is an amazing artist and this is an incredible painting, the artists most complex.
Trust us when we say that his work is very hard to reproduce the detail very time consuming to capture, but well worth the effort. This is a real masterpiece with wonderful light, perspective and detail
There is a lot of symbolism in the painting and hidden depths of meaning
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More about The Art of Painting / The Allegory of Painting
Vermeer was so attached to this painting that he refused to sell it even when his family was in a poor financial situation. He kept it in his studio, perhaps as an example of the kind of work he was capable of, to impress visitors.
Some of the items in the painting appear to be out of place and their meaning unclear. The meaning of other items, such as the crown, trumpet, and folio, are more readily understood. See https://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/verm_2.shtm and http://www.essentialvermeer.com/cat_about/art.html#.VgIibN-qpBd for more information.
The painting can be seen at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienne, Austria
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