exhibition history: Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting

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81 artworks found

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movement: Dutch Golden Age painting (15) | Baroque (2)

genre: genre art (69) | portrait (3) | still life (1) | interior view (1) | allegory (1) | religious art (1)

artist: Gerard ter Borch (16) | Johannes Vermeer (13) | Gerrit Dou (10) | Frans van Mieris the Elder (9) | Jan Steen (6) | Gabriël Metsu (6) | Pieter de Hooch (4) | Eglon van der Neer (4) | Jacob Ochtervelt (4) | Nicolaes Maes (3) | Caspar Netscher (3) | Quirijn van Brekelenkam (1) | Samuel van Hoogstraten (1) | Cornelis Pietersz Bega (1) | Hendrik Martenszoon Sorgh (1)

collection: Department of Paintings of the Louvre (8) | private collection (8) | Rijksmuseum (5) | Mauritshuis (5) | National Gallery of Art (5) | Leiden Collection (4) | Metropolitan Museum of Art (4) | National Gallery (4) | Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit (4) | Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (3) | Gemäldegalerie (3) | Berlin State Museums (3) | Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands Art Collection (3) | Dienst Verspreide Rijkscollecties (3) | National Gallery of Ireland (3)

location: Rijksmuseum (5) | National Gallery of Art (5) | Metropolitan Museum of Art (4) | National Gallery (4) | Mauritshuis (4) | Gemäldegalerie (3) | National Gallery of Ireland (3) | in Painting's depot of the Musée du Louvre or in temporary movement (2) | Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (2) | Museum De Lakenhal (2) | Room 837 (2) | Kunsthistorisches Museum (2) | Royal Collection (2) | Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (2) | Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe (2)

owned by: Antoine Poullain (4) | Michael Friedsam (2) | Willem Lormier (2) | Karoline Luise von Baden (2) | National Gallery of Canada (1) | National Gallery (1) | Edmond James de Rothschild (1) | Netherlands (1) | Jan Gildemeester (1) | Elizabeth II (1) | Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (1) | Peter Lely (1) | Gerrit van Uylenburgh (1) | France (1) | Eugène Secrétan (1)

material used: oil paint (78) | panel (30) | canvas (21) | wood (14) | copper (1)

commissioned by: Pieter van Ruijven (1)

location of final assembly: Delft (1)

based on: A Young Woman at Her Toilet with a Maid (1)

time period: Dutch Golden Age painting (1)

exhibition history: Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting (82)

depicts: woman (36) | man (10) | letter (6) | painting (5) | table (5) | chair (4) | carpet (4) | lute (4) | tablecloth (4) | window (4) | physician (3) | tapestry (3) | astronomer (3) | candle (3) | domestic worker (3)

instance of: painting (82)

Brothel Scene

by Frans van Mieris the Elder (1658s)

dog woman smile sexual intercourse man sleep prostitution long hair table door chair drink cross wall hat stool moustache cup cuirass brothel boot blond lute dress customer apron dado overcoat sitting choker bedding animal sexual behaviour drapery ewer tablecloth dog collar cushion zucchetto profil perdu food presentation chestnut hair prostitute coif

The Concert : Singer and Theorbo Player

by Gerard ter Borch (1657)

beer woman boy domestic worker cup singing tapestry carpet partitur lute

Woman Pouring Water into a Bowl

by Gerrit Dou (1645s)

carrot woman vegetable bottle basketry container cuisine crock

Young woman grating carrots, with a child watching

by Nicolaes Maes (1655)

carrot woman child

The Allegory of Faith

by Johannes Vermeer (1670s)

woman book allegory terrestrial globe

Lady Writing a Letter with her Maid

by Johannes Vermeer (1670)

woman letter

The Love Letter

by Johannes Vermeer (1668)

woman love letter painting map of Holland and West Friesland string instrument musician

Woman with a Lute

by Johannes Vermeer (1662)

woman window lute Europae nova descriptio musician

Woman Holding a Balance

by Johannes Vermeer (1665)

woman table window weighing scale painting

The Doctor's Visit in a Rich Interior

by Jan Steen (1661)

woman physician Peeckelhaeringh

A Young Woman Seated at the Virginals

by Johannes Vermeer (1670)

woman virginal

A Woman Feeding a Parrot, with a Page

by Caspar Netscher (1666)

woman parrot

The Dropsical Woman

by Gerrit Dou (1663)

clock woman disease physician urine tapestry chandelier

The Oyster Meal

by Jacob Ochtervelt (1664s)

dog woman man oyster

Woman writing a letter

by Gerard ter Borch (1655)

woman paper writing pearl letter décolletage carpet writing implement bedroom earring dress sitting Gesina ter Borch inkwell chignon cushion canopy bed quill chestnut hair

A Meal of Oysters

by Frans van Mieris the Elder (1661)

woman smile food man long hair table chair pitcher oyster décolletage tapestry couple fur dress sitting standing tablecloth chignon eye contact dish canopy bed plate

A Young Woman at Her Toilet with a Maid

by Gerard ter Borch (1650s)


Sentimental Conversation

by Quirijn van Brekelenkam (1660s)

woman man

Officer Writing a Letter, with a Trumpeter and a Dog

by Gerard ter Borch (1658s)

dog writing military officer

A Woman playing a Clavichord

by Gerrit Dou (1665)

woman clavichord


by Nicolaes Maes (1655)

woman lace pillow lacemaking

A Woman Playing a Lute

by Frans van Mieris the Elder (1663)

woman theorbo

A Woman at her Toilet

by Jan Steen (1663)


A Gentleman pressing a Lady to drink

by Gerard ter Borch (1658s)

woman man


by Frans van Mieris the Elder (1658)

woman man harpsichord

A Young Woman Sewing

by Nicolaes Maes (1655)

woman chair bobbin lace lace pillow sewing

Elegant Lady Writing at Her Desk

by Gabriël Metsu (1663s)

woman letter

The Letter Writer

by Frans van Mieris the Elder (1670)

woman letter

A Man Visiting a Woman Washing her Hands

by Gabriël Metsu (1663s)

woman man hand washing

The Visitor

by Gerard ter Borch (1660)

woman man

A Woman Washing Her Hands

by Gerard ter Borch (1655)

woman domestic worker hand washing

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by Caspar Netscher (1665)


A Lady at Her Toilet

by Gerard ter Borch (1660)

woman domestic worker bedroom page

A Lady Tuning a Theorbo

by Eglon van der Neer (1678)

woman theorbo

Young Lady with a Lapdog

by Eglon van der Neer (1665s)

woman lapdog

Itinerant Musicians

by Jan Steen (1659)

woman musician

The Gallant Soldier

by Gerard ter Borch (1662s)

woman fruit money table prostitution bed cuirass carpet chimney plate soldier footstool

The Astronomer

by Johannes Vermeer (1668)

book Nile man Moses astronomer astrology compass carpet scientific instrument painting

The Geographer

by Johannes Vermeer (1668)

geographic map Orientalism compass globe geographer Oriental rug

The Milkmaid

by Johannes Vermeer (1660)

bread milk table window mirror bucket wall pitcher basket Catalytic heater drapery Big chest apron tablecloth plate crock maid pumpernickel coif corsage baseboard standing skirt

Man Writing a Letter

by Gabriël Metsu (1665)

man chair window hat globe letter painting tablecloth

View of an Interior

by Samuel van Hoogstraten (1658)

shoe door room broom painting pavement The Gallant Conversation, known as Paternal Admonition candle seat

The Doctor's Visit

by Frans van Mieris the Elder (1657)

physician patient

A Lady Writing a Letter

by Johannes Vermeer (1665s)

pearl quill

Lute Player

by Hendrik Martenszoon Sorgh (1661)