The Girl with the Wine Glass

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The Girl with the Wine Glass
(A Lady and Two Gentlemen)
Johannes Vermeer - A Lady and Two Gentlemen - WGA24639.jpg
The Girl with the Wine Glass (Dame en twee heren)
Artist Johannes Vermeer
Year 1659–1660

The Girl with the Wine Glass (Dame en twee heren) is a 1659-1660 painting by Johannes Vermeer, now in the Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum in Braunschweig.

Painting materials[edit]

The pigment analysis done by Hermann Kühn[1] shows Vermeer's use of the expensive natural ultramarine in the tablecloth, lead-tin-yellow in the oranges on the table and madder lake and vermilion in the skirt of the woman.[2]


  1. ^ Kuhn, H. A Study of the Pigments and Grounds Used by Jan Vermeer. Reports and Studies in the History of Art, 1968, 154–202
  2. ^ Johannes Vermeer, The Girl with a Wineglass', Colourlex

Further reading[edit]

  • Marjorie E. Wieseman, Wayne Franits & H. Perry Chapman, Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence, Yale University Press 2011

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