The Girl with the Wine Glass

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The Girl with the Wine Glass
(A Lady and Two Gentlemen)
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The Girl with the Wine Glass (Dame en twee heren)
Artist Johannes Vermeer
Year 1659–1660
Location Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, Braunschweig

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]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Kühn, 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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