Johannes Vermeer

The Love Letter

Johannes Vermeer - The Love Letter

Johannes Vermeer
The Love Letter
c. 1669/70
44 x 38 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed on the wall above the basket: IVMeer (IVM in monogram)
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam


Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 32 info
Walter Liedtke, Vermeer, New York, 2008, nr. 30
Roelofs/Weber 31

Christopher Brown, Scenes of everyday life, London; Boston, 1984, p. 138
Madlyn Millner Kahr, Dutch painting in the seventeenth century, New York, NY, 1993, fig. 217
Walter Liedtke with Michiel C. Plomp and Axel Rüger, Vermeer and the Delft School, New Haven and London, 2001, fig. 177
Lyckle de Vries, Verhalen uit kamer, keuken en kroeg, [Amsterdam], 2005, plate 62
Marjorie E. Wieseman, Vermeer's Women, New Haven [Conn.], 2011, fig. 69, 81
Adriaan E. Waiboer, Gabriel Metsu, New Haven and London, 2010, fig. 35
Anna Tummers, The eye of the connoisseur, Amsterdam, 2011, fig. 4
Esmée Quodbach (ed.), Holland's Golden Age in America, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2014, fig. 87
Margaret Iacono, James Ivory, Vermeer's Mistress and maid, New York; London, 2018, fig. 16
Paul Schnabel, Anders gekeken, Zwolle, 2021, fig. 407

External links

RKD 24906
Rijksmuseum Accession number SK-A-1595

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