Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry

22 February 2017 - 22 May 2017 Louvre, Paris
17 June 2017 - 17 September 2017 National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
22 October 2017 - 21 January 2018 National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Works in the exhibition

Gerard ter Borch - Officer writing a letter
1
Gerard ter Borch
Officer writing a letter

Gerard ter Borch - Woman sealing a letter
2
Gerard ter Borch
Woman sealing a letter

Gabriel Metsu - A Man Writing a Letter
3
Gabriel Metsu
A Man Writing a Letter

Gabriel Metsu - A Woman Reading a Letter
4
Gabriel Metsu
A Woman Reading a Letter

Frans van Mieris the Elder - A woman sealing a letter by candlelight
5
Frans van Mieris the Elder
A woman sealing a letter by candlelight


Johannes Vermeer - Lady writing a letter with her maid
6
Johannes Vermeer
Lady writing a letter with her maid

Gerard ter Borch - Woman writing a letter
7
Gerard ter Borch
Woman writing a letter

Gabriel Metsu - A Woman Writing a Letter
8
Gabriel Metsu
A Woman Writing a Letter

Johannes Vermeer - A Woman Writing
9
Johannes Vermeer
A Woman Writing

Frans van Mieris the Elder - The letter writer
10
Frans van Mieris the Elder
The letter writer


Gerard ter Borch - Two Young Musicians Served by a Page
11
Gerard ter Borch
Two Young Musicians Served by a Page

Frans van Mieris the Elder - The duet
12
Frans van Mieris the Elder
The duet

Jan Steen - Acta Virum Probant
13
Jan Steen
Acta Virum Probant

Gabriel Metsu - The Music Lesson
14
Gabriel Metsu
The Music Lesson

Caspar Netscher - Chamber Music Scene
15
Caspar Netscher
Chamber Music Scene


Gerard Dou - Lady Playing the Clavichord
16
Gerard Dou
Lady Playing the Clavichord

Johannes Vermeer - Young Woman Seated at a Virginal
17
Johannes Vermeer
Young Woman Seated at a Virginal

Johannes Vermeer - Young Woman Seated at a Virginal
18
Johannes Vermeer
Young Woman Seated at a Virginal

Frans van Mieris the Elder - Woman Playing the Theorbo
19
Frans van Mieris the Elder
Woman Playing the Theorbo

Johannes Vermeer - Woman with a Lute
20
Johannes Vermeer
Woman with a Lute


Eglon van der Neer - Tuning the Lute
21
Eglon van der Neer
Tuning the Lute

Gerard ter Borch - A young woman at her toilet with a maid
22
Gerard ter Borch
A young woman at her toilet with a maid

Jan Steen - Bathsheba Receiving David's Letter
23
Jan Steen
Bathsheba Receiving David's Letter

Frans van Mieris the Elder - Young Woman before a Mirror
24
Frans van Mieris the Elder
Young Woman before a Mirror

Johannes Vermeer - Girl with a Pearl Necklace
25
Johannes Vermeer
Girl with a Pearl Necklace


Caspar Netscher - A Lady at Her Toilet
26
Caspar Netscher
A Lady at Her Toilet

Gerard ter Borch - Woman at a mirror
27
Gerard ter Borch
Woman at a mirror

Gerard ter Borch - A lady at her toilet
28
Gerard ter Borch
A lady at her toilet

Gerard Dou - Woman at her Toilet
29
Gerard Dou
Woman at her Toilet

Gerard ter Borch - The Suitor's Visit
30
Gerard ter Borch
The Suitor's Visit


Gabriel Metsu - A Man Visiting a Woman Washing her Hands
31
Gabriel Metsu
A Man Visiting a Woman Washing her Hands

Gerard ter Borch - The Visitors
32
Gerard ter Borch
The Visitors

Gabriel Metsu - The Intruder
33
Gabriel Metsu
The Intruder

Gerard ter Borch - A Woman Washing her Hands
34
Gerard ter Borch
A Woman Washing her Hands

Eglon van der Neer - A Woman Washing her Hands
35
Eglon van der Neer
A Woman Washing her Hands


Gerard ter Borch - A Gentleman Pressing a Lady to Drink
36
Gerard ter Borch
A Gentleman Pressing a Lady to Drink

Frans van Mieris the Elder - The oyster meal
37
Frans van Mieris the Elder
The oyster meal

Jan Steen - The Oysters
38
Jan Steen
The Oysters

Jacob van Ochtervelt - The Oyster Meal
39
Jacob van Ochtervelt
The Oyster Meal

Gerard ter Borch - Tavern Scene with a Sleeping Soldier
40
Gerard ter Borch
Tavern Scene with a Sleeping Soldier


Frans van Mieris the Elder - Brothel scene
41
Frans van Mieris the Elder
Brothel scene

Jacob Ochtervelt - Merry Company
42
Jacob Ochtervelt
Merry Company

Frans van Mieris the Elder - The doctor's visit
43
Frans van Mieris the Elder
The doctor's visit

Jan Steen - The Doctor's Visit
44
Jan Steen
The Doctor's Visit

Gerard Dou - The Doctor's Visit
45
Gerard Dou
The Doctor's Visit


Gerard ter Borch - The Sleeping Soldier
46
Gerard ter Borch
The Sleeping Soldier

Gerard Dou - Sleeping Woman with Two Men
47
Gerard Dou
Sleeping Woman with Two Men

Jacob Ochtervelt - Young Woman Waking Up a Sleeping Man
48
Jacob Ochtervelt
Young Woman Waking Up a Sleeping Man

Gerard Dou - Young Woman in a Niche with a Parrot and Cage
49
Gerard Dou
Young Woman in a Niche with a Parrot and Cage

Frans van Mieris - A Woman with a Parrot
50
Frans van Mieris
A Woman with a Parrot


Caspar Netscher - Lady with a Parrot
51
Caspar Netscher
Lady with a Parrot

Pieter de Hooch - Girl Weighing Pearls
52
Pieter de Hooch
Girl Weighing Pearls

Johannes Vermeer - A Woman Holding a Balance
53
Johannes Vermeer
A Woman Holding a Balance

Nicolaes Maes - The lace maker
54
Nicolaes Maes
The lace maker

Nicolaes Maes - A Young Woman Sewing
55
Nicolaes Maes
A Young Woman Sewing


Gerard Dou - A Lace Maker at a Window
56
Gerard Dou
A Lace Maker at a Window

Johannes Vermeer - The Lacemaker
57
Johannes Vermeer
The Lacemaker

Nicolaes Maes - Woman Scraping Parsnips with a Child
58
Nicolaes Maes
Woman Scraping Parsnips with a Child

Pieter de Hooch - A Woman Nursing an Infant with a Child and a Dog
59
Pieter de Hooch
A Woman Nursing an Infant with a Child and a Dog

Gerard ter Borch - Woman Peeling Apples
60
Gerard ter Borch
Woman Peeling Apples


Gerard Dou - The Dutch Kitchen
61
Gerard Dou
The Dutch Kitchen

Johannes Vermeer - The Kitchen Maid
62
Johannes Vermeer
The Kitchen Maid

Gerard Dou - Astronomer with a Candle
63
Gerard Dou
Astronomer with a Candle

Gerard Dou - Astronomer by Candlelight
64
Gerard Dou
Astronomer by Candlelight

Johannes Vermeer - The Astronomer
65
Johannes Vermeer
The Astronomer


Johannes Vermeer - The Geographer
66
Johannes Vermeer
The Geographer

Gerard ter Borch - Gallant conversation (known as Paternal admonition)
67
Gerard ter Borch
Gallant conversation (known as Paternal admonition)

Pieter de Hooch - A Woman Drinking with Two Men, and a Serving Woman
68
Pieter de Hooch
A Woman Drinking with Two Men, and a Serving Woman

Jan Steen - Traveling Musicians
69
Jan Steen
Traveling Musicians

Jacob Ochtervelt - The Serenade
70
Jacob Ochtervelt
The Serenade


Gerard ter Borch - The Gallant Soldier
71
Gerard ter Borch
The Gallant Soldier

Eglon van der Neer - Young Woman with a Dog
72
Eglon van der Neer
Young Woman with a Dog

Eglon van der Neer - Woman at the Virginal
73
Eglon van der Neer
Woman at the Virginal

Samuel van Hoogstraten - View of an Interior ('Les Pantoufles')
74
Samuel van Hoogstraten
View of an Interior ('Les Pantoufles')

Jan Steen - A Woman at Her Toilet
75
Jan Steen
A Woman at Her Toilet


Johannes Vermeer - The Love Letter
76
Johannes Vermeer
The Love Letter

Pieter de Hooch - Couple with a Parrot
77
Pieter de Hooch
Couple with a Parrot

Hendrick Martensz. Sorgh - The Lute Player
78
Hendrick Martensz. Sorgh
The Lute Player

Cornelis Bega - The Duet
79
Cornelis Bega
The Duet

Quiringh van Brekelenkam - Sentimental Conversation
80
Quiringh van Brekelenkam
Sentimental Conversation


Johannes Vermeer - Allegory of the faith
81
Johannes Vermeer
Allegory of the faith