Johannes Vermeer

A Maid Asleep



Johannes Vermeer - A Maid Asleep

Literature

HdG 16 info
Walter Liedtke, Vermeer, New York, 2008, nr. 4

Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 202 info

Adriaan E. Waiboer, Gabriel Metsu, New Haven and London, 2010, fig. 22
Edwin Buijsen, The Young Vermeer, The Hague; Zwolle, 2010, fig. 31
Marjorie E. Wieseman, Vermeer's Women, New Haven [Conn.], 2011, fig. 63
Adriaan E. Waiboer, with Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr and Blaise Ducos, Vermeer and the masters of genre painting, Dublin, Washington, Paris, New Haven and London, 2017, fig. 3


Exhibitions

2001 Vermeer and the Delft School, Nr. 67

Provenance

?Pieter Claesz. van Ruijven, Delft, until died 1674
?his widow, Maria de Knuijt, Delft, 1674–died 1681
?their daughter, Magdalena van Ruijven, Delft, 1681–died 1682
?her widower, Jacob Abrahamsz. Dissius, 1682–died 1695
his estate sale, Amsterdam, 16 May 1696, nr. 8
John Waterloo Wilson, Paris, after 1873–1881
his sale, Paris, 14-16 March 1881, nr. 116, to Sedelmeyer
with Sedelmeyer, Paris, 1881, sold to Kann
Rodolphe Kann, Paris, 1881–died 1905
his estate, 1905–7, sold to Duveen
with Duveen, London, 1907–8, sold to Altman
Benjamin Altman, New York, 1908–died 1913

External links

RKD 242332
Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 14.40.611

Other works by Johannes Vermeer


Johannes Vermeer The Procuress
The Procuress
1656

Johannes Vermeer A Woman Holding a Balance
A Woman Holding a Balance
c. 1663/64

Johannes Vermeer The Lacemaker
The Lacemaker
c. 1669-70

Johannes Vermeer Young Woman Seated at a Virginal
Young Woman Seated at a Virginal
c. 1670-72

Johannes Vermeer
A Maid Asleep
c. 1656/57
87.6 x 76.5 cm.
Oil on canvas
Signed at left I.VMeer. (VM in monogram)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913