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Johannes Vermeer: View of Delft  wikidata:Q523974 reasonator:Q523974 
artist QS:P170,Q41264
Johannes Vermeer: View of Delft
View of Delft Edit this at Wikidata
label QS:Len,"View on Delft."
label QS:Lde,"Ansicht von Delft."
label QS:Lnl,"Gezicht op Delft."
Object type painting Edit this at Wikidata
Genre cityscape Edit this at Wikidata
Date between circa 1660 and circa 1661
date QS:P571,+1660-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1660-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1661-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 96.5 cm (37.9 in); Width: 117.5 cm (46.2 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,96.5U174728;P2049,117.5U174728
institution QS:P195,Q221092
Accession number
Object history
  • Unknown date
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    : purchased by Pieter van Ruijven (1624-1674), Delft, from Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), Delft
  • (?) : inherited by Magdalena van Ruijven (†1682)
  • (?) by 1695
    date QS:P,+1695-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+1695-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
    Jacob Dissius
  • : sale of the collection of Jacob Dissius
  • : purchased by Jeronimo de Vries at the sale of the collection of Anna Johanna Teding van Berckhout-Kops
  • : acquired by Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague
Inscriptions Monogram bottom left: IVM
Authority control
Source/Photographer : Home : Info : : Image
Other versions
Jan Vermeer van Delft 001.jpg File:Jan Vermeer van Delft 001.jpg
Version from 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei
Johannes Vermeer 001 black and white 01.jpg File:Johannes Vermeer 001 black and white 01.jpg
Version from, ca. 1900


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current00:48, 11 July 2014Thumbnail for version as of 00:48, 11 July 20143,000 × 2,491 (1.16 MB)Coat of Many ColoursBetter definition and colour balance. New Mauritshuis image of this painting.
14:48, 24 March 2013Thumbnail for version as of 14:48, 24 March 20132,478 × 2,067 (4.17 MB)HohumReworked colour balance from original hi res - removing green tinge created blue one in shadows.
14:38, 7 May 2010Thumbnail for version as of 14:38, 7 May 20102,478 × 2,067 (2.54 MB)Jan Arkesteijnremoved greenish hue
16:53, 28 March 2008Thumbnail for version as of 16:53, 28 March 20082,478 × 2,067 (2.22 MB)Jan Arkesteijnmore detailed version
23:07, 25 March 2005Thumbnail for version as of 23:07, 25 March 20051,399 × 1,192 (372 KB)Anton~commonswikiReplacing previous version (green clouds give a little bit strange impression...).<br/> Author of the processed scan: Anton (rp) 2005<br>Licensed under GNU-FDL
14:13, 21 February 2005Thumbnail for version as of 14:13, 21 February 20051,024 × 768 (114 KB)ThuressonMuch larger version
10:12, 29 January 2005Thumbnail for version as of 10:12, 29 January 2005600 × 497 (49 KB)EcemamlView of Deft, by Vermeer

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