|Scarlett in the film.|
|The Milkmaid c.1658|
|The Art of Painting c.1665-1667|
Besides the amazing natural luminosity in his paintings, he was unique in his use of dazzling pigments. He used lapis lazuli and ultramarine. He understood that color was never one dimensional and reflected the environment that surrounded it. Notice the red skirt below looks real because he painted ultramarine under the red, giving it a purplish sheen, which would have appeared due to the reflection of the grey walls.
|Girl with a Wineglass c1659-1660|
The pearly light of his works makes everyday tasks look more romanticized. No other artist had achieved such an effect at this time.
|Woman in Blue Reading a Letter c.1658|
Vermeer was able to paint life with all it’s variations and tones.
|Mistress and Maid c.1666-1667|
The effects he achieved were remarkable for his time.
|View of Delft c.1660-1661|
|Young Woman With a Water Pitcher. c.1665.|
|Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window c.1657-1659|
|The Glass of Wine c.1658-1660|
|Vermeer DVD Available through the DeYoung Museum store.|
|Girl with a Pearl Necklace c. 1662-1665.|
|Christian Dior Spring Summer 2009 was inspired by Vermeer.|
And in Vogue..
And earlier…Marc Jacob’s 2007 Vermeer inspired collection for Louis Vuitton…
|Riccardo Bernardi channeled Vermeer with a hoody and a t-shirt for Schon magazine.|
|Vogue Living’s version of Vermeer’s Dutch interior 2007|
|Edward Blumenfeld for Vogue c.1945|
|You can order her on a stamp here at zazzle.|
|A French Elle editorial here and below..|
|This Vermeer inspired photo by Hendrik Kerstens won second prize in the National Portrait Gallery’s Portrait Competition in London 2009. Now that’s good recycling. 🙂|
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