Vermeer’s View of Delft 1660–1663
The character of Vermeer’s paintings is said to be photographic in realism
Johannes Vermeer, 1632 – 1675, was a Dutch painter who specialized in domestic paintings. He was a moderately successful painter in his lifetime, but he was not wealthy, leaving his wife and children in debt at his death. Vermeer painted mostly domestic interior scenes. Most of his paintings were apparently set in two small rooms in his...