Saturday, September 12, 2009

The Milkmaid visits Manhattan

Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, 1632–1675) painted The Milkmaid about 1657/8. To mark the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's voyage from Amsterdam, the Rijksmuseum has lent the painting to the Metropolitan Museum Of Art in New York. Find out more about the exhibition here: .
While you're at the Met visit the New York Dutch Room, 1751 (Bethlehem, New York), the top image above, which is in The New American Wing:

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