Vermeer Oeuvre: Exhibitions by Painting

Vermeer's paintings are listed in chronological order according to the critereon
set out in Complete Essential Vermeer Interactive Catalogue.

last updated Feb.. 6, 2017

number of exhibitions - 19
1

Diana and Her Companions, Johannes Vermeer

Diana and her Companions

c. 1653 - 1656
Oil on canvas, 98.5 x 105 cm.
Mauritshuis, The Hague
  • London 1929
    Exhibition of Dutch Art, 1450-1900
    Royal Academy of Arts
    148, no. 313
  • Amsterdam 1945
    Weerzien der meesters
    Rijksmuseum
    22, no. 133.
  • Delft 1950
    Het koninklijke kabinet 'Het Mauritshuis' in het museum 'Het Prinsenhof' te Delft
    Stedelijk Museum 'Het Prinsenhof'
    11, no. 26.
  • Milan 1951
    Mostra del Caravaggio e dei Caravaggeschi
    Palazzo Reale.
    99, no. 187 and ill. 130.
  • Zurich 1953
    Hollander des 17. Fahrhunderts
    Kunsthaus
    72, no. 175 and ill. 27.
  • Milan 1954
    Mostra di pittura olandese del seicento
    Palazzo Reale
    90, no. 175 and ill. 30.
  • Rome 1954
    Mostra di pittura olandese del seicento
    Palazzo delle Esposizioni
    90, no. 175 and ill. 30.
  • New York 1954
    Dutch Painting: The Golden Age. An Exhibition of Dutch Pictures of Seventeenth Century.
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    no. 6 and ill.
  • The Hague 1966
    In het licht van Vermeer
    Mauritshuis.
    no. 1 and ill.
  • Paris 1966
    Dans la lumière de Vermeer.
    Musée de l'Orangerie.
    no. 1 and ill.
  • Tokyo 1968
    The Age of Rembrandt, Dutch Paintings and Drawings of the 17th Century.
    The National Museum of Western Art
    no. 69 and ill.
  • Washington D. C. 1980
    Gods, Saints and Heroes: Dutch Paintings in the Age of Rembrandt.
    National Gallery of Art.
    41, 210-211, no. 54 and ills.
  • Tokyo 1984
    Dutch Painting of the Golden Age of Rembrandt
    National Gallery of Art
    108-109, no. 39 and ill.
  • Washington D.C. 1995
    Johannes Vermeer, National Galler of Art
    96-101, no. 3 and ill.
  • The Hague 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.
    96-101, no. 3 and ill.
  • New York 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. National Gallery. Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    359-362, no. 64 and ill.
  • London 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. National Gallery.
    359-362, no. 64 and ill.
  • Tokyo 2008.
    Vermeer and the Delft Style.
    Metropolitan Art Museum.
    168-170, no. 26 and ill.
  • The Hague 1 2010
    The Young Vermeer. Mauritshuis
    26-29, no. 1 and ill.
  • Dresden 2010
    The Young Vermeer
    Old Masters Picture Gallery.
  • Edinburgh 2011
    The Young Vermeer
    National Gallery of Scotland
    26-29, no. 1 and ill.
number of exhibitions - 15
2

Christ in the House of Martha and Mary, Johannes Vermeer

Christ in the House of Martha and Mary

c. 1654 - 1655
Oil on canvas, 160 x 142 cm.
National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh
  • London 1929
    Exhibition of Dutch Art, 1450-1900
    Royal Academy of Arts
    147, no. 310.
  • Amsterdam, 1935
    Vermeer tentoonstelling ter herdenking van de plechtige opening van het Rijksmuseum op 13 juli 1885
    Rijksmuseum
    26-27, no. 162 and ill. 162.
  • Rotterdam 1935
    Vermeer, oorsprong en invloed. Fabritius, de Hooch, de Witte
    Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
    34, no. 79 and ill. 59.
  • Utrecht 1952
    Caravaggio en de Nederlanden
    Centraal Museum
    57-58, no. 92 and ill. 71
  • Edinburgh 1992
    Williams, J.L. Dutch Art and Scotland. A Reflection of Taste
    National Gallery of Scotland
    150-151, no. 71 and ill.
  • Washington D. C. / The Hague 1995-1996
    Johannes Vermeer
    no.2.
  • New York/London 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School
    no. 65 and ill.
  • Tokyo 2 August – 14 December, 2008
    Vermeer and the Delft Style
    Metropolitan Art Museum.
  • The Hague 12 May – 22 August, 2010
    The Young Vermeer. Mauritshuis
    26-29, no. 1 and ill.
  • Dresden 3 September– 28 December, 2010
    The Young Vermeer
    Old Masters Picture Gallery.
  • Edinburgh end of 2010 – Feb. 2011
    The Young Vermeer
    National Gallery of Scotland
    26-29, no. 1 and ill.
  • Rimini 21 January - 3 June, 2012
    Da Vermeer a Kandinsky
    Castel Sismondo, Italy
    76 and ill.
  • San Francisco March, 7 - May 3, 2015
    Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, de Young Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
  • Fort Worth Texas June 28-September 20, 2015
    Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland
    Kimbell Art Museum.
  • Sydney October 24, 2015-February 14, 2016
    The Greats: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland
    The Art Gallery of New South Wales.
number of exhibitions - 8
3
The Procuress, Johannes Vermeer

The Procuress

1656
Oil on canvas, 143 x 130 cm.
Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden
  • Berlin April – June, 1980
    Restaurierte Kunstwerke in der Deutschen Demokratischen Republic
    Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
    no. 21.
  • New York 8 March – 27 May, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 66.
  • London 20 June – 16 September, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School
    National Gallery.
    no. 66.
  • Jackson, Mississippi 1 March – 6 September, 2004
    The Glory of Baroque
    Mississippi Arts Pavilion.
  • Dresden 3 December, 2004 – 27 February, 2005
    Das restaurierte meisterwerk: Die Kupplerin von Vermeer (The restored masterpiece: The Procuress by Vermeer).
    Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen.
  • The Hague 12 May – 22 August, 2010
    The Young Vermeer
    Mauritshuis.
    36-47, no.3 and ill.
  • Dresden 3 September – 28 December, 2010
    Der frühe Vermeer
    Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister
  • Edinburgh end of 2010 – February, 2011
    The Young Vermeer
    Mauritshuis
    36-47, no.3 and ill.
number of exhibitions - 6
4
A Woman Asleep, Johannes Vermeer

A Maid Asleep

c. 1657
Oil on canvas, 87.6 x 76.5 cm.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • London 28 April – 25 July, 1903
    Works by Early and Modern Painters of the Dutch School. Art Gallery of the Corporation of London
    no. 188 (as "The Cook Asleep," lent by Monsieur X of Paris).
  • New York September – November 1909
    The Hudson-Fulton Celebration
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    no. 137 (as "A Girl Sleeping").
  • New York 7 November, 1952 – 7 September, 1953
    Art Treasures of the Metropolitan
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 117.
  • New York 8 March – May 27, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    no. 67.
  • New York
    September 18, 2007 – January 6, 2008
    The Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    no catalogue.
  • New York September 9 – November 29, 2009
    Vermeer's Masterpiece "The Milkmaid"
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 6.
number of exhibitions - 8
5
Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window, Johannes Vermeer

Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window

c. 1657 - 1659
Oil on canvas, 83 x 64.5 cm.
Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden
  • Tokyo 20 September - 24 November, 1974
    Meisterwerke der Europäischen Kunst – Dresden.
  • Kyoto 2 December, 1974 – 26 January, 1975
    Meisterwerke der Europäischen Kunst. Nationalmuseum
  • Moscow 10 October - 18 November, 1984
    Gerettete Meisterwerke. Puschkin Museum.
  • Leningrad [St. Petrsberg] 6 December, 1984 – 20 January, 1985
    Gerettete Meisterwerke. Staatliche Eremitage.
  • Madrid 19 February – 18 May, 2003
    Vermeer y el interior holandés. Il Prado
    165-167, no. 32 and ill.
  • Kobe January – 22 May, 2005
    Dresden-Spiegel der Welt. Die Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden in Japan
    Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art.
  • Tokyo 28 June - 19 September, 2005
    Dresden-Spiegel der Welt. Die Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden in Japan
    National Museum of Western Art.
  • Dresden September 3 – November 28, 2010
    Der frühe Vermeer
    Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister.
number of exhibitions - 16
6
The Little Street, Johannes Vermeer

The Little Street

c. 1657 - 1661
Oil on canvas, 54.3 x 44 cm.
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam 1845
    no. 106.
  • Amsterdam 1872
    Katalogus der tentoonstelling van schilderijen van oude meesters. Arti et amicitiae
    22, no. 143.
  • Amsterdam 1900
    Catalogus der verzameling schilderijen en familieportretten van de heeren jhr. P. H. Six van Vromade, Jhr. J. Six en jhr. W. Six
    Stedelijk Museum
    17, no. 71.
  • London 1929
    Exhibition of Dutch Art, 1450-1900
    Royal Academy of Arts
    149-150, no. 316 and pl. 80.
  • Amsterdam 1935
    Vermeer tentoonstelling ter herdenking van de plechtige opening van het Rijksmuseum op 13 july 1885
    Rijksmuseum
    28, no. 165 and ill. 165.
  • Rotterdam 1935
    Vermeer, oorsprong en invloed. Fabritius, de Hooch, de Witte
    Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
    36, no. 83 and ill. 64.
  • Brussels 1946
    De Hollandsche schilderkunst van Jeroen Bosch tot Rembrandt
    Paleis voor Schone Kunsten.
  • Paris 1950
    Le Paysage hollandais au XVII siècle
    Orangerie des Tuileries.
    no. 98.
  • London 1952
    Dutch Pictures 1450-1750
    Royal Academy of Arts
    vol 1: no. 529, 2: ill. 13.
  • New York 1954
    Dutch Painting: The Golden Age. An Exhibitio of Dutch Pitcures of Seventeenth Century
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    ill. 7.
  • Rome 1956
    Le XVII siècle Européen. Réalisme classique baroque
    Palazzo delle Esposizioni
    246, no. 31 and pl. 28.
  • Paris 24 September –28 November, 1966
    Dans la lumière de Vermeer
    Musée de l'Orangeri.
    no. IV and ill.
  • Washington D. C. November 12, 1995 - February 11, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art
    102-107, no. 4, repro.
  • London November 12, 1995 - February 11, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer
    National Gallery
    102-107, no. 4, repro.
  • New York 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School
    no. 69 and ill.
  • Tokyo 2 August – 14 December, 2008.
    Vermeer and the Delft Style
  • New York
    Metropolitan Art Museum.
    172-174, no. 26 and ill.
  • Rome 27 September, 2012 - 20 January, 2013
    Vermeer. Il secolo d’oro dell’arte olandese
    Scuderie del Quirinale
    206, no. 46 and ill.
number of exhibitions - 1
7
Officer and Laughing Girl, Johannes Vermeer

Officer and Laughing Girl

c. 1655-1660
Oil on canvas, 50.5 x 46 cm.
Frick Collection, New York
  • New York 3 June – 2 November 2008
    Frick’s Vermeers reunited
    Frick Collection.
number of exhibitions - 19
8
The Milkmaid, Johannes Vermeer

The Milkmaid

c. 1658-1661
Oil on canvas, 45.5 x 41 cm.
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam 1872
    Katalogus der tentoonstelling van schilderijen van oude meesters
  • Arti et amicitiae.
    21, no. 142.
  • Amsterdam 1900
    Catalogus der verzameling schilderijen en familieportretten van de heeren jhr. P. H. Six van Vromade, Jhr. J. Six en jhr. W. Six
    Stedelijk Museum.
    17, no. 70.
  • Paris 1921
    Exposition hollandaise. Tableaux, aquarelles et dessins anciens et modernes
    Jeu de Paume.
    10, no. 105.
  • London 1929
    Exhibition of Dutch Art, 1450-1900
    Royal Academy of Arts.
    144, no. 302, and pl. 77.
  • Amsterdam 1935
    Vermeer tentoonstelling ter herdenking van de plechtige opening van het Rijksmuseum op 13 july 1885. Rijksmuseum.
    27, no. 163,and ill.
  • Rotterdam 1935
    Vermeer, oorsprong en invloed. Fabritius, de Hooch, de Witte
    Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
    35, no. 81, and ill. 62.
  • New York 1939
    Masterpieces of Art. New York World's Fair.
    194-195, no. 398 and pl. 71.
  • Detroit 1939
    Masterpieces of Art from Foreign Collections. European Paintings from the New York and San Francisco World's Fairs. The Detroit Institute of Arts.
    19, and ill. 52.
  • Detroit 1941
    Masterpieces of Art from European and American Collections. Twenty-Second Loan Exhibition oh Old Masters.The Detroit Institute of Arts.
    19, and ill. 62.
  • Zurich 1953
    Hollander des 17. Jahrhunderts. Kunsthaus.
    72, no. 171 and ill. 28.
  • Rome 4 January - 14 February, 1954
    Mostra di pittura olandese del seicento. Palazzo delle Esposizioni.
    90, no.176 and ill. 31, shown as "La cuciniera"
  • The Hague 1966
    In het licht van Vermeer
    Mauritshuis
    no. 2 and ill.
  • Paris September 24 – November 28 1966
    Dans la lumière de Vermeer. Musée de l'Orangerie.
    no. II, and ill.
  • The Hague March 1 – June 2, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.
    108-113, no. 5, repro. (not shown in Washington D.C.)
  • New York 8 March – 27 May, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 69.
  • London 20 June – 16 September, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. National Gallery.
    no. 69.
  • Tokyo 26 June, 2007 – 26 September, 2007
    Milkmaid by Vermeer and Dutch Genre Painting. The National Art Center.
  • New York 9 September – 29 November, 2009.
    Vermeer's Masterpiece 'The Milkmaid'. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  • Paris 22 February - 22 May, 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivaly, Musée du Louvre, Paris
number of exhibitions - 7
9
The Glass of Wine, Johannes Vermeer

The Glass of Wine

c. 1658-1660
Oil on canvas, 65 x 77 cm.
Staatliche Museen Preußischer Kulturbesitz,
Gemäldegalerie
, Berlin
  • Berlin 1929
    Erasmus, Kurt. Die Meister des holländischen Interieurs. Galerie Dr Schäffer.
    no. 103a and ill.
  • Schaffhausen 1949
    Rembrandt und seine Zeit. Museum zu Allerheiligen.
    76, no. 188 and ill.
  • Brunswick 1978
    Die Klessmann, Rüdiger. Die Sprache der Bilder: Realität und Bedeutung in der niederlandischen Malerei des 17 Jarhunderts.
    164-168, no. 39 and ill.
  • Madrid 19 February – 18 May, 2003
    Vermeer y el interior holandés. Museo Nacional del Prado.
    168-169 no. 33 and ill.
  • Tokyo 2 August – 14 December, 2008
    Vermeer and the Delft Style. Metropolitan Art Museum.
    176-178, no 28 and ill.
number of exhibitions - 22
10
The Girl with a Wineglass, Johannes Vermeer

The Girl with a Glass of Wine

c. 1659-1660
Oil on canvas, 78 x 67 cm.
Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Brunswick
  • Washington D. C. and other cities 1948-52
    Paintings from the Berlin Museums.
    Washington. National Gallery of Art.
    no. 198.
  • New York
    Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 139.
  • Chicago 1948-52
    no. 139.
  • Detroit
    Detroit Institute of Arts.
  • Cleveland
    Cleveland Museum of Art.
  • Minneapolis
    Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
  • Francisco
    San Francisco. M.H. de Young Memorial Museum.
  • Los Angeles
    Los Angeles. County Museum of Art.
  • Saint Louis
    Saint Louis City Art Museum.
  • Pittsburgh
    Carnegie Institute
  • Toledo, Ohio
    Museum of Art
  • Amsterdam
    Rijksmuseum.
    no. III.
  • Brussels
    Palais Beaux-Arts.
  • Paris
    Musée of Petit Palais.
    no. 121.
  • Berlin
    no. 130.
  • Philadelphia, Berlin, London 1984
    Masters of Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting.
  • Philadelphia
    Philadelphia Museum of Art.
    Berlin Gemäldegalerie Staatlichen Museen Preußischer Kulturbesitz.
  • London
    Royal Academy of Art.
    no. 116.
  • Tokyo 1984
    Dutch Painting of Golden Age from the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis. The National Museum of Western Art.
  • Amsterdam 2000
    The Glory of Golden Age: Dutch Art of Seventeenth Century. Rijksmuseum.
    no. 137.
  • Kassel 18 November 2011 – 26 February 2012
    Light Structure – The Light in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer. Museum Hessen.
  • Rome 27 September, 2012 - 20 January, 2013
    Vermeer. Il secolo d’oro dell’arte olandese. Scuderie del Quirinale.
    210. no. 47 and ill.
number of exhibitions - 3
11
Girl Interrupted in her Music, Johannes Vermeer

Girl Interrupted in her Music

c. 1658-1661
Oil on canvas, 39.3 x 44.4 cm.
Frick Collection, New York
  • St. Louis 1904
    St. Louis World's Fair.
  • New York September – November 1909
    The Hudson-Fulton Celebration. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 138 as " The Music Lesson" lent by Mr. Henry C. Frick, New York.
  • New York 3 June – 2 November 2008
    Frick’s Vermeers reunited. Frick Collection.
number of exhibitions - 10
12
View of Delft, Johannes Vermeer

View of Delft

c. 1660-1661
Oil on canvas, 98.5 x 117.5 cm.
Mauritshuis, The Hague
  • Paris 1921
    Exposition hollandaise. Tableaux, aquarelles et dessins anciens et modernes. Jeu de Paume.
    10, no. 104.
  • London 1929
    Exhibition of Dutch Art, 1450-1900
    Royal Academy of Arts.
    144 no. 304.
  • Amsterdam 1945
    Weerzien der meesters. Rijksmuseum.
    no. 132.
  • Delft 1950
    Het Koninklijke kabinet 'Het Mauritshuis' in het museum 'Het Prinsenhof' te Delft. Stedelijk Museum Het Prinsenhof.
    11, no. 25.
  • The Hague 1966
    In het licht van Vermeer
    Mauritshuis
    no. 3 and ill.
  • Paris 1966
    Dans la lumière de Vermeer. Musée de l'Orangerie.
    no.3 and ill.
  • Paris 1986
    De Rembrandt à Vermeer: Les peintres hollandais au Mauritshuis à la Haye. Grand Palais.
    350-557, no. 53, ill. (with extensive literature).
  • Washington D. C. November 12, 1995–February 11, 1996
    120-127, no. 7, repro.
  • The Hague 25 June – 5 September, 1966
    no. III and ill.
  • The Hague
    28 April, 2012 – 30 June, 2014
    Meesters uit het Mauritshuis Zes eeuwen kunst onder een dak.
    (Highlights Mauritshuis in Gemeentemuseum The Hague). Gemeentemuseum The Hague.
number of exhibitions - 16
13
The Music Lesson, Johannes Vermeer

The Music Lesson

c. 1662-1664
Oil on canvas, 73.3 x 64.5 cm.
The Royal Collection, The Windsor Castle
  • London 1876
    Exhibition of Works by Old Masters and by Deceased Masters of British School. Royal Academy of Arts.
    no. 211.
  • London 1895
    Temple, A. G. Catalogue of the Loan Collection of Pictures. Art Gallery of the Corporation of London.
    92-93, no. 127.
  • London 1929
    Exhibition of Dutch Art, 1450-1900
    Royal Academy of Arts.
    144, no. 305 and pl. 78.
  • London 1929
    Dutch Art. An Illustrated Souvenir of the Exhibition of Dutch Art at Burlington House, London. Burlington House.
    89, no. 107 and ill.
  • London 1946
    Catalogue of Exhibition of the King's Pictures. Royal Academy of Arts.
    108, no. 305.
  • The Hague 1948
    Masterpieces of the Dutch School from the Collection of H.M. the King of England on the Occasion of 50-year Reign of Queen Wilhelmina. Mauritshuis.
    30, no. 10 and ill.
  • London 1952
    Dutch Pictures 1450-1750. Royal Academy of Arts.
    1: no. 515, 2: ill. 45.
  • London 1971
    Dutch Pictures from the Royal Collection. The Queen's Gallery. Buckingham Palace.
    19 and 74, no. 10.
  • Philadelphia 1984
    Sutton, Peter. Masters of Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting. Philadelphia Museum of Art.
    344-345, no. 119 and ill. 109.
  • London 11 February - 30 October, 2005
    Enchanting the Eye: Dutch Painters of the Golden Age. The Royal Collection, Buckingham Palace.
  • London March, 2011
    Masterpiece a Month: Presiding Genius
    Johannes Vermeer - A Lady at the Virginals with a Gentleman (The Music Lesson). The Dulwich Picture Gallery.
  • Cambridge 5 October, 2011 – 15 January, 2012
    Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence. The Fitzwilliam Museum.
    204, no. 26 and ill.
  • London 26 June – 8 September, 2013
    Vermeer and Music: Love and Leisure in the Dutch Golden Age.
    62, no. 21 and ill.
  • The Hague Sept. 29, 2016 - Jan. 8, 2017
    Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer. An exhibition from the British Royal Collection.
  • London November 13, 2015 - February 14, 2016
    Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer. An exhibition from the British Royal Collection, The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
  • Edinburgh March 4 - July 24, 2016 Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer. An exhibition from the British Royal Collection, The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • The Hague September 29, 2016 - January 8, 2017
    Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer. An exhibition from the British Royal Collection, The Mauritshuis

number of exhibitions - 10
14
Woman in Blue Reading a Letter, Johannes Vermeer

Woman in Blue Reading a Letter

c. 1662 - 1665
Oil on canvas, 46.5 x 39 cm.
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
  • London 1929
    Exhibition of Dutch Art, 1450-1900
    Royal Academy of Arts.
    141, no. 298 and ill.
  • Amsterdam 1935
    Vermeer tentoonstelling ter herdenking van de plechtige opening van het Rijksmuseum op 13 july 1885. Rijksmuseum.
    30, no. 168.
  • Rotterdam 9 July – 9 October, 1935
    Vermeer, oorsprong en invloed. Fabritius, de Hooch, de Witte
    Museum Boijmans- van Beuningen.
    37, no. 86 and ill. 67.
  • Kyoto 25 June – 16 October, 2011
    Communication: Visualizing Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer in Japan. Municipal Museum of Art.
  • Sendai, Japan 27 October, 2011 – 12 December, 2011
    Communication: Visualizing Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer in Japan. Miyagi Museum of Art.
  • Tokyo 23 Dec – 14 March, 2012
    Communication: Visualizing Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer in Japan. The Bunkamura Museum of Art.
    128, no. 41 and ill.
  • Minneapolis, Minnisota. January 16-May 3, 2015
    Centennial Exhibition
  • San Diego, CA May 14 - Sept. 11, 2015
    The Private World of Vermeer
  • Washington D. C. September 19 – December 1, 2015
    Vermeer's Woman in Blue Reading a Letter from the Rijksmuseum
  • Sydney Nov. 11, 2017 – Feb. 18, 2018
    Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age: Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum.
    Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
number of exhibitions - 21
15
Woman Holding a Balance, Johannes Vermeer

Woman Holding a Balance

c. 1662-1665
Oil on canvas, 42.5 x 38 cm.
National Gallery of Art, Washington D. C.
  • New York 1912
    Exhibition of Old Masters for the Benefit of The Artists' Funds and Artists' Aid Societies. M. Knoedler & Co.,
    no. 49.
  • Detroit 1925
    A Loan Exhibition of Dutch Paintings. Institute of Arts.
    no. 33, repro.
  • Chicago 1933
    A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture. Art Institute of Chicago
    no. 80.
  • Philadelphia 1984
    Masters of Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting. Museum of Art.
    no. 118.
  • Berlin 1984
    Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1984.
  • Washington D.C. 1995-1996
    Dutch Cabinet Galleries. National Gallery of Art.
    no cat.
  • Washington D.C 12 November, 1995 – 11 February, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art.
    140-145, no. 10, repro.
  • The Hague 1 March – 2 June, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.
    140-145, no. 10, repro.
  • Washington D.C 1998
    A Collector's Cabinet. National Gallery of Art.
    no. 61, fig. 14.
  • Washington D.C 1999-2000
    Johannes Vermeer: The Art of Painting. National Gallery of Art.
    fig. 9.
  • Osaka 4 April – 2 July, 2000
    The Public and the Private in the Age of Vermeer. Municipal Museum of Art.
    182-185, no. 33 and ill.
  • New York 8 March – 27 May, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 73, repro., as "Woman with a Balance".
  • London 20 June – 16 September, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. National Gallery.
    no. 73, repro., as "Woman with a Balance".
  • Madrid 19 February –18 May 2003
    Vermeer y el interior holandés. Museo Nacional del Prado.
    172-173, no. 35 and ill.
  • Amsterdam 11 March – 1 June, 2009
    Woman Holding a Balance. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
  • Munich 17 March – 19 June, 2011
    Vermeer in Munich: King Max I Joseph of Bavaria as a Collector of Old Masters. Alte Pinakothek.
  • Detroit 9 August - Labour Day (about), 2012
    Detroit Institue of Art.
  • Paris 20 February - 22 May, 2017
    Musée du Louvre
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
  • Dublin 17 June - 17 September 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
    National Gallery of Ireland
  • Washington D.C. 22 October 2017 - 21 January 2018
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
    National Gallery of Art
  • Paris 22 February - 22 May, 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivaly, Musée du Louvre, Paris
number of exhibitions - 20
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Young Woman with a Water Pitcher

Young Woman with a Water Pitcher

c. 1662 - 1665
Oil on canvas, 45.7 x 40.6 cm.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • London June 1838.
    Catalogue of Pictures by Italian, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch and French Masters. British Institution.
    no. 29 (as "A Female at a window," by Metsu, lent by R. Vernon, Esq.)
  • London 1878
    Winter Exhibition. Royal Academy of Arts.
    50, no. 267 (as "Lady at a Casement," by Jan van der Meer, lent by Viscount Powerscourt).
  • New York 1888-89
    Exhibition of 1888–89. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 29 (as "Young Woman opening a Casement").
  • New York April 1906
    Temporary Exhibition. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. April 1906
    no. 40 (as "Young Woman at a Window").
  • New York September – November 1909
    The Hudson-Fulton Celebration. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    138, no. 137 (as "Girl with Water Jug").
  • Rotterdam 9 July – 9 October, 1935.
    Vermeer, Oorsprong en Invloed Fabritius, De Hooch, de Witte
    Museum Boijmans-van Beuningen.
    37, no. 85 and ill. 66.
  • Amsterdam 21 October – 3 November, 1935.
    Vermeer tentoonstelling ter herdenking van de plechtige opening van het Rijksmuseum op 13 july 1885. Rijksmuseum.
    29, no. 167, and ill. 85.
  • The Hague 25 June – 5 September, 1966
    In Het Licht van Vermeer
    Mauritshuis
    no. 4 and ill.
  • Paris 24 September – 28 November, 1966
    Dans la lumière de Vermeer. Orangerie des Tuileries.
    no. 5 and ill.
  • Boston 16 September – 1 November, 1970
    Masterpieces of Painting in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Museum of Fine Arts.
    unnumbered cat. (p. 45).
  • New York 15 November, 1970 – 15 February, 1971
    Masterpieces of Fifty Centuries. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 283.
  • Washington D.C 12 November, 1995 – 11 February, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art.
    no. 11.
  • The Hague 1 March– 2 June, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer
    Mauritshuis
    no. 11.
  • New York 8 March – 27 May, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 71.
  • London 20 June– 16 September, 2001.
    Vermeer and the Delft School. National Gallery.
    no. 71.
  • Madrid 19 February– 18 May, 2003
    Vermeer y el interior holandés. Museo Nacional del Prado.
    no. 34.
  • Boston 19 November 2003 – 22 February, 2004
    Dutch Interiors in the Age of Vermeer: a Rare Vermeer Comes to Boston. Museum of Fine Arts.
  • New York 18 September, 200 7– 6 January, 2008
    The Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no catalogue.
  • New York 9 September – 29 November, 2009
    Vermeer's Masterpiece 'The Milkmaid'. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 7.
  • Kyoto 24 October - 5 January, 2015
    Vermeer and Painters of the Dutch Golden Age. Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto
number of exhibitions - 23
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Woman with a Lute, Johannes Vermeer

Woman with a Lute

c. 1662-1664
Oil on canvas, 51.4 x 45.7 cm.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • New York September – November 1909
    The Hudson-Fulton Celebration. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 135 (lent by Mrs. Collis P. Huntington, New York).
  • New York 8 May – August 1920
    Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    unnumbered cat. (p. 8, lent by Mrs. Henry E. Huntington).
  • Philadelphia 4 November, 1950 – 11 February, 1951
    Museum of Art. "Diamond Jubilee Exhibition: Masterpieces of Painting.
    no. 42.
  • New York 5 October – 10 November, 1971
    The Painter's Light. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 13.
  • Leningrad [St. Petersburg] 22 May – 27 July, 1975
    100 Paintings from the Metropolitan Museum. State Hermitage Museum.
    no. 24.
  • Moscow 28 August – 2 November, 1975
    100 Pa1intings from the Metropolitan Museum. State Pushkin Museum.
    no. 24.
  • Philadelphia 18 March – 13 May, 1984
    Sutton, Peter. Masters of Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting. Philadelphia Museum of Art.
    no. 117.
  • Berlin June 8 – August 12, 1984
    Sutton, Peter. Masters of Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting. Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz.
    no. 117.
  • London 7 September –18 November, 1984
    Sutton, Peter. Masters of Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting. Royal Academy of Arts.
    no. 117.
  • Stockholm 2 October, 1992 – 6 January, 1993
    Rembrandt och Hans Tid. Nationalmuseum.
    no. 128.
  • Athens 13 December, 1992 – 11 April, 1993
    From El Greco to Cézanne: Masterpieces of European Painting from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. National Gallery Alexandros Soutzos Museum.
    no. 14.
  • Osaka 4 April– 2 July, 2000
    The public and the private in the age of Vermeer. Municipal Museum of Art.
    178-181, no. 32 and ill.
  • New York 8 March – 27 May, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 72.
  • London 20 June – 16 September, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. National Gallery.
    no. 72.
  • Rotterdam 23 October 2004 – 9 January 2005
    Senses and Sins: Dutch Painters of Daily Life in the Seventeenth Century. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
    no. 68.
  • Frankfurt 10 February – 1 May, 2005
    Senses and Sins: Dutch Painters of Daily Life in the Seventeenth Century. Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie.
    no. 68.
  • New York 18 September, 2007 – 6 January, 2008
    The Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no catalogue.
  • Tokyo 2 August – 14 December, 2008
    Vermeer and the Delft Style. Metropolitan Art Museum.
    no. 29.
  • New York 9 September – 29 November, 2009.
    Vermeer's Masterpiece "The Milkmaid". The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 8.
  • Pasadena 8 July, 2011 – 26 September, 2011
    The Norton Simon Museum Presents Vermeer’s "Woman with a Lute,"
    On Loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Norton Simon Museum.
  • Rome 27 September, 2012 - 20 January, 2013
    Vermeer. Il secolo d’oro dell’arte olandese. Scuderie del Quirinale.
    214, no. 48 and ill.
  • Naples 21 November - 9 February, 2016
    Museo Capodimonte
  • Paris 22 February - 22 May, 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivaly, Musée du Louvre, Paris
number of exhibitions - 11
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Woman with a Pearl Necklace, Johannes Vermeer

Woman with a Pearl Necklace

c. 1662 - 1665
Oil on canvas, 55 x 45 cm.
Staatliche Museen Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin
  • Paris 1866
    Exposition rétrospective tableaux anciens empruntés aux galeries particulières. Palais des Champs-Elysées.
    not in cat. 5.
  • Paris 1914
    Hundred Masterpieces. A Selection from the Pictures by Old Masters. Sedelmeyer Gallery.
    52, no. 24, and ill.
  • Amsterdam 1950
    120 Beroemde schilderrijen uit het Kaiser-Friederich-Museum te Berlijn. Rijksmuseum.
    56, no. 112, and ill. 107.
  • Washington D.C Nov. 12,1995 - Feb. 11, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art.
    152-155, no. 12, repro.
  • The Hague 1996 Mar. 1–June 2
    Johannes Vermeer. Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.
    152-155, no. 12, repro.
  • Madrid 19 February – 18 May, 2003
    Vermeer y el interior holandés. Museo Nacional del Prado.
    174-175, no. 36 and ill.
  • Rome 11 November, 2008 – 15 February, 2009
    Da Rembrandt a Vermeer. Valori civili nella pittura fiamminga e olandese del '600 Fondazione Roma. Museo del Corso.
    104-105, no. 33 and ill.
  • Tokyo 13 June - 17 September, 2012
    From Renaissance to Rococo. Four Centuries of European Drawing, Painting and Sculpture .
    The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo.
  • Paris 20 February - 22 May, 2017
    Musée du Louvre
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
  • Dublin 17 June - 17 September 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
    National Gallery of Ireland
  • Washington D.C. 22 October 2017 - 21 January 2018
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
    National Gallery of Art
number of exhibitions - 33
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A Lady Writing, Johannes Vermeer

A Lady Writing

c. 1665-1666
Oil on canvas, 45 x 39.9 cm.
National Gallery of Art, Washington D. C.
  • Brussels 1873
    Exposition de tableaux et dessins d'anciens maitres organisée par la société néerlandaise de bienfaisance à Bruxelles. Musées Royaux.
    76, no. 264.
  • New York 1909
    The Hudson-Fulton Celebration. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    137, no. 136.
  • Rotterdam 1935
    Vermeer, oorsprong en invloed. Fabritius, de Hooch, de Witte
    Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
    37, no. 86a.
  • New York April, 1939 - October, 1940
    Masterpieces of Art. European Paintings and Sculpture from 1300-1800. New York World's Fair.
    195, no. 399, pl. 72.
  • New York 1941
    Loan Exhibition in Honor of Royal Cortizzos and His 50 Years of Criticism in the New York Herald Tribune. M. Knoedler & Co.
    18-19, no. 17.
  • New York 1942
    Paintings by the Great Dutch Masters of the Seventeenth Century. Duveen Galleries.
    89 and 159, no. 68, ill.
  • New York 1946
    Loan Exhibition: 24 Masterpieces. M. Knoedler & Co.
    no. 15, ill.
  • Paris 1976, no catalogue.
  • Leningrad 1976
    Zapadnoevropeiskaia i Amerikanskaia zhivopis is muzeev ssha [West European and American Painting from the Museums of USA]. State Hermitage Museum.
    unpaginated and unnumbered catalogue.
  • Moscow 1976
    Zapadnoevropeiskaia i Amerikanskaia zhivopis is muzeev ssha [West European and American Painting from the Museums of USA]. State Pushkin Museum.
    unpaginated and unnumbered catalogue.
  • Kiev 1976
    Zapadnoevropeiskaia i Amerikanskaia zhivopis is muzeev ssha [West European and American Painting from the Museums of USA]. State Museum.
    unpaginated and unnumbered catalogue.
  • Minsk 1976
    Zapadnoevropeiskaia i Amerikanskaia zhivopis is muzeev ssha [West European and American Painting from the Museums of USA]. State Museum.
    unpaginated and unnumbered catalogue.
  • Tokyo 1987
    Space in European Art: Council of Europe Exhibition in Japan. National Museum of Western Art.
    no. 86.
  • Leningrad 1989
    Masterpieces of Western European Painting of the XVIth-XXth Centuries from the Museums of the European Countries and USA. State Hermitage Museum.
    no. 14, repro.
  • The Hague 1990
    Great Dutch Paintings from America, Mauritshuis, The Hague; The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, 1990-1991.
    no. 67, color repro., as "A Girl Writing a Letter".
  • Frankfurt 1993-94
    Leselust: Niederländische Malerei von Rembrandt bis Vermeer, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt.
    no. 85, repro.
  • Washington D.C 12 November, 1995 – 11 February, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art.
    no. 13, repro.
  • The Hague 1 March – 2 June, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.
    no. 13, repro.
  • Washington D.C 1999
    Johannes Vermeer: The Art of Painting. National Gallery of Art.
  • Kyoto 1999
    Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art.
    no. 83, repro.
  • Tokyo 1999
    Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Metropolitan Art Museum Metropolitan Art Museum.
    no. 83, repro.
  • Newark 2001
    Art and Home: Dutch Interiors in the Age of Rembrandt. Denver Art Museum.
    no. 108, fig. 108 (shown only in Denver)
  • Denver 2001-2002
    Art and Home: Dutch Interiors in the Age of Rembrandt. Denver Art Museum.
    no. 108, fig. 108.
  • Dublin 1 October - 31 December, 2003
    Love letters: Dutch genre painting in the age of Vermeer. National Gallery of Ireland.
    no. 38, fig. 55, repro. 181.
  • Rotterdam 23 October, 2004 – 9 January, 2005
    Senses and Sins: Dutch Painters of Daily Life in the Seventeenth Century. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
    no. 69, repro.
  • Frankfurt 10 February, 10 - 1 May, 2005
    Senses and Sins: Dutch Painters of Daily Life in the Seventeenth Century. Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie.
    no. 69, repro.
  • Pasadena 7 November, 2008 - 16 February, 2009
    Vermeer's A Lady Writing from the National Gallery of Art, Washington.
  • Kyoto 25 June – 16 October, 2011
    Communication: Visualizing Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer in Japan. Municipal Museum of Art.
    no. 42 and ill.
  • Sendai 27 October, 2011 – 12 December, 2011
    Communication: Visualizing Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer in Japan. Miyagi Museum of Art.
    no. 42 and ill.
  • Tokyo 23 December – 14 March 2012
    Communication: Visualizing Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer in Japan. The Bunkamura Museum of Art.
    no. 42 and ill.
  • Boston October 11, 2015 – January 18, 2016
    Class Distinctions: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer
  • Norfolk Nov, 1 Dec. 18, 2016
    Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk
  • Paris 22 February - 22 May, 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivaly, Musée du Louvre, Paris
number of exhibitions - 12
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Girl with a Red Hat, Johannes Vermeer

Girl with a Red Hat

c. 1665-1667
Oil on panel, 23.2 x 18.1 cm.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C.
  • New York 1925
    Loan Exhibition of Dutch Masters of the Seventeenth Century. M. Knoedler & Co.
    no. 1.
  • New York 1928
    A Loan Exhibition of Twelve Masterpieces of Painting. M. Knoedler & Co.
    no. 12.
  • Washington D.C 1995-1996
    Dutch Cabinet Galleries. National Gallery of Art.
    no cat.
  • Washington D.C November 12, 1995–February 11, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art, Washington.
    no. 14, repro.
  • The Hague, March 1–June 2, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.
    no. 14, repro.
  • Washington D.C 1998
    A Collector's Cabinet. National Gallery of Art.
    no. 60.
  • Washington D.C 1999
    Johannes Vermeer: The Art of Painting, National Gallery of Art.
    fig. 11.
  • New York March 8–May 27, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 74, repro.
  • London 20 June – 16 September, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. The National Gallery.
    no. 74, repro.
  • Madrid 19 February – 18 May, 2003
    Vermeer y el interior holandés. Museo Nacional del Prado.
    176-177, no. 37 and ill.
  • Rome 27 September, 2012 - 20 January, 2013
    Vermeer. Il secolo d’oro dell’arte olandese. Scuderie del Quirinale.
    214, no. 48 and ill.
  • Raleigh North Carolina October 12, 2014 - January 4, 2015
    Small Treasures: Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals and their Contemporaries.
number of exhibitions - 7
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Girl with a Flute, Johannes Vermeer

Girl with a Flute

c. 1665-1670
Oil on panel, 20 x 17.8 cm.
National Gallery of Art, Washington D. C.
  • The Hague 1907
    Loan to display with permanent collection. Mauritshuis.
  • The Hague 1919
    La Collection Goudstikker d'Amsterdam. Pulchri Studio.
    no. 131.
  • Washington D.C 1995
    Dutch Cabinet Galleries, National Gallery of Art.
    no. catalogue, as Young Girl with a Flute.
  • Washington D.C 12 November, 1995 – 11 February, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art.
    no. 23 as Young Girl with a Flute by Circle of Johannes Vermee.
  • The Hague 1 March – 2 June, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.
    no. 23 as Young Girl with a Flute by Circle of Johannes Vermeer.
  • Washington D.C 1998
    A Collector's Cabinet, National Gallery of Art.
    no. 62.
  • Washington D.C 24 November 1999 – 8 February, 2000
    Johannes Vermeer's The Art of Painting. National Gallery of Art.
number of exhibitions - 20
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Girl with a Pearl Earring, Johannes Vermeer

Girl with a Pearl Earring

c. 1665- 1667
Oil on canvas, 46.5 x 40 cm.
Mauritshuis, The Hague

  • The Hague 1890
    Catalogus der tentoonstelling van schilderijen van oude meesters. Pulchri Studio.
    57, no. 117.
  • Paris 1921
    Exposition hollandaise. Tableaux, aquarelles et dessins anciens et modernes. Jeu de Paume.
    10, no. 106.
  • Rome 1928
    Mostra di capolavori della pittura olandese. Galleria Borghese.
    100, no. 125 and ill.
  • London 1929
    Exhibition of Dutch Art, 1450-1900
    Royal Academy of Arts.
    145, no. 306.
  • The Hague 1945
    Nederlandsche kunst van de XVde en XVIde eeuw. Mauritshuis.
    no. 134.
  • Antwerp 1946
    De Hollandsche Schilderkunst van Jeroen Bosch tot Rembrandt. Keuze van Meesterwerken uit Nederlandsche Musea. Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten.
    no. 91 and ill.
  • Delft 1950
    Het Koninklijke kabinet 'Het Mauritshuis' in het museum 'Het Prinsenhof' te Delft. Stedelijk Museum Het Prinsenhof.
    11, no. 27.
  • The Hague 24 June – 5 September, 1966
    In het licht van Vermeer
    Mauritshuis
    no. V and ill.
  • Paris 24 September – 28 November, 1966
    Dans la lumière de Vermeer. Musée de l'Orangerie.
    no. VI and ill.
  • Washington D. C. 1982
    Mauritshuis, Dutch Paintings of the Golden Age. National Gallery of Art.
    120-121, no. 38 and ill.
  • Paris 1986
    De Rembrandt à Vermeer: Les peintres hollandais au Mauritshuis à la Haye. Grand Palais.
    358-362, no. 54 and ill.
  • Washington D. C. November 12, 1995 - February 11, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art.
    166-169, no. 15, repro.
  • The Hague March 1 - June 2, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.
    166-169, no. 15, repro.
  • Osaka 4 April – 2 July, 2000
    The public and the private in the age of Vermeer. Osaka Municipal Museum of Art.
    186-189, no. 34 and ill.
  • Kobe 1 October, 2012 – 23 December, 2013
    Masterpieces from the Royal Picture Gallery. Tokyo Art Museum. City Museum Kobe.
  • Tokyo 30 June – 17, September, 2012
    Masterpieces from the Royal Picture Gallery. Tokyo Art Museum.
  • San Francisco 26 January – 2 June, 2013
    Masterpieces from the Royal Picture Gallery. de Young - San Francisco Museum of Art.
  • Atlanta 22 June – 29, September, 2013
    Masterpieces from the Royal Picture Gallery. High Museum of Art.
  • New York 22 October, 2013 – 12 January, 2014
    Masterpieces from the Royal Picture Gallery. The Frick Collection.
  • Bologna 8 febbraio - 25 maggio 2014
    La ragazza con l'orecchino di perla: Il mito della Golden Age. Da Vermeer a Rembrandt capolavori dal Mauritshuis. Palazzo Fava.
number of exhibitions - 1
23
The Concert, Johannes Vermeer

The Concert

c. 1663-1666
Oil on canvas, 72.5 x 64.7 cm.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
  • Boston 5 - 28 March, 1897
    Copely Hall, Copley Society, One Hundred Masterpieces.
    no. 98.
number of exhibitions - 29
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The Art of Painting, Johannes Vermeer

The Art of Painting

c. 1662 - 1668
Oil on canvas, 120 X 100 cm.
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Zurich October 1946 - March, 1947
    Meisterwerke aus Oesterreich. Kunsthaus.
    no. 426.
  • Brussels April - June, 1947
    no. 148.
  • Amsterdam July - October, 1947
    no. 193.
  • Paris November 1947 - March, 1948.
  • Stockholm May - October 1948.
  • Kopenhagen December 1948 - March 1949.
  • London 12 May – 3 September, 1949
    Art treasures from the Vienna collections. Tate Gallery.
    no. 191.
  • Washington D.C November 20, 1949 - January 22, 1950
    Art treasures from the Vienna collections. National Gallery of Art.
    no. 124.
  • New York February - May 1950
    Art treasures from the Vienna collections. Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 124.
  • San Francisco July - October 1950
    Art treasures from the Vienna collections. M.H. De Young Memorial Museum
    no. 124.
  • Chicago November 1950 - January 1951
    Art treasures from the Vienna collections. The Art Institute of Chicago.
    no. 124.
  • St Louis 4 March - 22 April, 1951
    Imperial Vienna Art Treasures.
  • Toledo May - June, 1951
    Art treasures from the Vienna collections. Toledo Museum of Art.
  • Toronto August - September 1951
    Art treasures from the Vienna collections.
  • Boston October 1951 - January 1952
    Art treasures from the Vienna collections.
  • Philadelphia February - April 1952
    Art treasures from the Vienna collections.
  • Oslo May - July 1952
    no. 176.
  • Innsbruck August - November 1952.
  • Vienna 1953
    Österreichs Amerika-Ausstellung "Kunstschätze aus Wien." Kunsthistorisches Museum.
    no. 264.
  • Zurich 1953
    Hollander des 17. Jahrhunderts. Kunsthau.
    no. 173.
  • Rome 1954
    Mostra di pittura olandese del seicento. Palazzo delle Esposizioni.
    no. 177.
  • Milan 1954
    Mostra di pittura olandese del seicento. Palazzo Reale.
    no. 177.
  • Delft/Antwerp 1964-65
    De schilder in zijn wereld: Van Jan van Eyck tot Van Gogh en Ensor. Stedelijk Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft.
    Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp.
    no. 113 (shown in Delft only).
  • Paris 1966
    Dans la lumière de Vermeer. Musée de l'Orangerie.
    no. IX.
  • Washington D.C 24 November 1999 – 8 February 2000
    Johannes Vermeer's The art of Painting. National Gallery of Art.
  • The Hague 25 March – 26 June 2005
    De Weense Vermeer, een bijzonder bruikleen (The Vienna Vermeer, an exceptional loan). Mauritshuis.
  • Vienna 25 January – 25 April 2010
    Vermeer: The Art of Painting. Kunsthistorisches Museum Maria Theresien-Platz.
number of exhibitions - 8
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Study of a Young Woman, Johannes Vermeer

Study of a Young Woman

c. 1665–1667
Oil on canvas, 44.5 x 40 cm.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Düsseldorf August 1904
    Kunsthistorische Ausstellung. Location unknown.
    no. 398 (lent by Herzog von Arenberg, Brussels).
  • The Hague June 25–September 5, 1966
    In het licht van Vermeer
    Mauritshuis
    no. VI (lent by Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Wrightsman, New York and Palm Beach).
  • Paris 1966 September 24–November 28, 1966
    Dans la lumière de Vermeer. Musée de l'Orangerie.
    no. VII (lent by Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Wrightsman, New York and Palm Beach).
  • New York March 8–May 27, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 75.
  • Madrid February 19–May 18, 2003
    Vermeer y el interior holandés. Museo Nacional del Prado.
    178-181, no.38 and ill.
  • New York September 18, 2007–January 6, 2008
    The Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no catalogue.
  • New York October 24, 2008–February 1, 2009
    The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    online catalogue.
  • New York September 9–November 29, 2009
    Vermeer's Masterpiece 'The Milkmaid. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 9.
number of exhibitions - 1
26
Mistress and Maid, Johannes Vermeer

Mistress and Maid

c. 1666-1667
Oil on canvas, 90.2 x 78.7 cm.
Frick Collection, New York

  • New York 3 June – 2 November 2008
    Frick’s Vermeers reunited
    Frick Collection.

number of exhibitions - 9
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The Astronomer, Johannes Vermeer

The Astronomer

1668
Oil on canvas, 50 x 45 cm.
Musée du Louvre, Paris
  • Paris 1966 24 Sept. – 28 Nov., 1966
    Dans la lumière de Vermeer. Musée de l'Orangerie.
    no. X and ill.
  • Frankfurt 1997
    Johannes Vermeer: der Geograph und der Astronom nach 200 Jahren wieder vereint. Städelschen Kunstinstitut.
    no. 2.
  • Atlanta October 12, 2008 - September 6, 2009
    The Louvre and the Masterpiece. The High Museum of Art.
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota October 18, 2009 - January 19, 2010
    The Louvre and the Masterpiece. Institute of Arts.
  • Budapest 31 October 2014-15 February 2015
    Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age. Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budhapest.
  • Boston October 11, 2015 – January 18, 2016
    Class Distinctions: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer
  • Paris 20 February - 22 May, 2017
    Musée du Louvre
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
  • Dublin 17 June - 17 September 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
    National Gallery of Ireland
  • Washington D.C. 22 October 2017 - 21 January 2018
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
    National Gallery of Art
  • Paris 22 February - 22 May, 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivaly, Musée du Louvre, Paris
number of exhibitions - 21
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The Geographer, Johannes Vermeer

The Geographer

c. 1668-1669
Oil on canvas, 53 x 46.6 cm.
Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  • Paris 1866
    Exposition rétrospective tableaux anciens empruntés aux galeries particulières. Palais des Champs-Elysées.
    35, no. 106.
  • Paris 1874,
    Exposés au profit de la colonisation de l'Algérie par les Alsaciens-Lorrains. Palais de la Présidence du Corps léegislatif.
    60, no. 332.
  • Paris 1898
    Illustrated catalogue of 300 Paintings by Old Masters of Dutch, Flemish, French, and English School Being Some of the Principal Pictures Which Have at Various Times Formed Part of Sedelmeyer Gallery. Sedelmeyer Gallery.
    104, no. 87 and ill.
  • Paris 1914
    Hundred Masterpieces. A Selection from the Pictures by Old Masters. Sedelmeyer Gallery.
    54, no. 25 and ill.
  • Rotterdam 1935
    Vermeer, oorsprong en invloed. Fabritius, de Hooch, de Witte
    Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
    38, no. 87 and ill. 68.
  • Washington D.C November 12, 1995–February 11, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art.
    170-175, no. 16, repro.
  • The Hague March 1–June 2, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.
    170-175, no. 16, repro.
  • Frankfurt 1997
    Johannes Vermeer: der Geograph und der Astronom nach 200 Jahren wieder vereint. Städelschen Kunstinstitut.
    no.1.
  • Osaka 4 April–2 July 2000
    The public and the private in the age of Vermeer. Osaka Municipal Museum of Art.
    190-193, no. 35 and ill
  • Kassel 14 February–11 May 2003
    Johannes Vermeer: Der Geograph. Die Wissenschaft der Malerei (The geographer. The science of painting). Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Museumslandschaft Hessen.
  • Rotterdam 23 October 2004 – 9 January 2005
    Senses and Sins: Dutch Painters of Daily Life in the Seventeenth Century. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
  • Frankfurt Feb. 10-May 1, 2005
    Senses and Sins: Dutch Painters of Daily Life in the Seventeenth Century. Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie.
  • Aichi, Japan June 11 - August 28, 2011
    The Golden Age of Dutch and Flemish Painting from the Städel Museum. Toyota Municipal Museum of Aichi.
  • Bilbao October 07, 2010 - January 23, 2011
    The Golden Age of Dutch and Flemish Painting from the Städel Museum. Guggenheim.
  • Budapest 31 October 2014 - 15 February 2015
    Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age. Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budhapest.
  • Frankfurt 7 October 2015 - 24 January 2016
    Masterworks in Dialogue. Eminent Guests for the Anniversary, Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
  • St. Petersburg August 27 - November 20, 2016
    Johannes Vermeer: The Geographer. From the Städelsches Kunstinstitut (Frankfurt am Main)
    Masterpieces from the World’s Museums in the Hermitage. Hermitage
  • Paris 20 February - 22 May, 2017
    Musée du Louvre
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
  • Dublin 17 June - 17 September 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
    National Gallery of Ireland
  • Washington D.C. 22 October 2017 - 21 January 2018
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
    National Gallery of Art
  • Paris 22 February - 22 May, 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivaly, Musée du Louvre, Paris
number of exhibitions - 8
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The Lacemaker, Johannes Vermeer

The Lacemaker

c. 1669-1671
Oil on canvas on panel, 24.5 x 21 cm.
Musée du Louvre, Paris
  • Amsterdam October 21–November 3, 1935
    Vermeer tentoonstelling ter herdenking van de plechtige opening van het Rijksmuseum op 13 july 1885. Rijksmuseum.
    29, no. 166 and ill. 84.
  • Rotterdam July 9–October 9, 1935
    Vermeer, oorsprong en invloed. Fabritius, de Hooch, de Witte
    Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
    36-37 and ill. 65.
  • The Hague June 25–September 5, 1966
    In het licht van Vermeer
    Mauritshuis
    no. 7 and ill.
  • Paris 1966 September 24–November 28, 1966
    Dans la lumière de Vermeer. Musée de l'Orangerie.
    no. 8 and ill.
  • Paris 17 November 1970-15 Febraury 1971
    Le siécle de Rembrandt. Tableaux hollandais des collections publiques françaises. Musée du Petit Palais.
    228-229, no. 222 and ill.
  • Frankfurt( Feb. 10-May 1, 2005
    Senses and Sins: Dutch Painters of Daily Life in the Seventeenth Century. Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie.
  • Cambridge October 5, 2011 – January 15, 2012
    Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence. The Fitzwilliam Museum.
    210, no. 29 and ill.
  • Paris 22 February - 22 May, 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivaly, Musée du Louvre, Paris
number of exhibitions - 21
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Love Letter, Johannes Vermeer

The Love Letter

c. 1667-1670
Oil on canvas, 44 x 38.5.cm.
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam 1867
    Katalogus der tentoonstelling van schilderijen van oude meesters. Arti et amicitiae.
    18, no. 113.
  • The Hague 1890
    56, no. 116.
  • Amsterdam 1892
    "Rembrandt." Vereeniging tot behoud in Nederland van Kunstschatten. Arti et Amicitiae.
    unpaginated, no. A.
  • Amsterdam October 21–November 3, 1935
    Vermeer tentoonstelling ter herdenking van de plechtige opening van het Rijksmuseum op 13 july 1885. Rijksmuseum.
    30, no. 169.
  • New York 1954
    Dutch Painting: The Golden Age. An Exhibitio of Dutch Pitcures of Seventeenth Century
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    no. 86 and ill.
  • Rome December 1956 - January 1957
    Le XVII siècle Européen. Réalisme classique baroque. Palazzo delle Esposizioni.
    245-246, no. 310 and pl. 27.
  • London 1964
    The Orange and the Rose. Holland and Britain in the Age of Observation 1600-1750. Victoria and Albertum Museum.
    44, no. 74 and ill. 5.
  • Stockholm 1967
    Holländska mästare. I svensk ägo. Nationalmuseum.
    26 and ill. 9.
  • Brussels 1971
    Rembrandt en zijn tijd. Palaeis voor Schone Kunsten.
    132-133, no. 112 and ill.
  • Amsterdam 1976
    Tot lering en vermaak. Betekenissen van Hollande genrevoorstellingen uit de zeventiende eeuw. Rijksmuseum.
    268-271, no. 71, and ill.
  • Madrid 19 February – 18 May, 2003
    Vermeer y el interior holandés. Museo Nacional del Prado.
    182-183, no. 39 and ill.
  • Dublin 1 October – 31 December 2003
    Love letters: Dutch genre painting in the age of Vermeer. National Gallery of Ireland.
    no. 38, fig. 55, repro. 181.
  • Frankfurt 10 February – 1 May, 2005
    Senses and Sins: Dutch Painters of Daily Life in the Seventeenth Century. Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie.
  • Melbourne 24 June – 2 October 20, 2005
    Dutch Masters from the Rijksmuseum. National Gallery of Victoria.
  • Rome April 27 – 18 June, 2006
    Una Lettera d'amore dall'Olanda: Vermeer a Palazzo Barberini. Galleria d'arte antica di Palazzo Barberini.
  • Amsterdam 2 October, 2008 - 18 January, 2009
    125 grote liefdes. Met steun van de Vereniging Rembrandt Van Goghmuseum.
  • Vancouver May 9 to September 13, 2009
    Vermeer, Rembrandt and the Golden Age of Dutch Art: Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum. Art Gallery.
  • Paris October 7 2009 – February 7, 2010
    The Dutch Golden Age: From Rembrandt to Vermeer. Pinacothèque de Paris.
  • Doha 11 March – 6 June, 2011
    The Golden Age of Dutch Painting, Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum. Museum of Islamic Art.
  • St Petersburg 14 October – 6 November 2011
    Love Letter by Vermeer. From the collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
    In the Masterpieces from the World`s Museums in the Hermitage series. Italian Cabinet (233), New Hermitage.
  • Istanbul 21 February - 10 June, 2012
    Where Darkness Meets Light...Rembrandt and his Contemporaries. Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul.
number of exhibitions - 5
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The Guitar Player, Johannes Vermeer

The Guitar Player

c. 1670-1672
Oil on canvas, 53 x 46.3 cm.
Iveagh Bequest, London
  • London 1871
    An Exhibition of the Old Masters, Associated with Works of Deceased Masters of the British School. Royal Academy.
    no. 266, as "The Lute Player" lent by LR. T. Hon. W. Cowper-Temp.
  • London 1892
    Exhibition of Works by the Old Masters and by Deceased Masters of the British School including a Collection of Watercolour Drawings, Studies, and Sketches from Nature. Royal Academy.
    no. 46, as "The Lute Player", lent by Lord Ivea.
  • The Hague 25 June – 5 September, 1966
    In het licht van Vermeer
    Mauritshuis
    no. VIII.
  • London July, 2012 –2013
    National Gallery.
  • London 26 June – 8 September, 2013
    Vermeer and Music: Love and Leisure in the Dutch Golden Age.
    68, no. 24 and ill.
number of exhibitions - 21
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Lady Writing a Letter with her Maid. Johannes Vermeer

Lady Writing a Letter with her Maid

c. 1670-1671
Oil on canvas, 71.1 x 58.4 cm.
National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
  • Paris 1898
    Illustrated catalogue of 300 Paintings by Old Masters of Dutch, Flemish, French, and English School Being Some of the Principal Pictures Which Have at Various Times Formed Part of Sedelmeyer Gallery. Sedelmeyer Gallery.
    .102, no. 86.
  • Paris 1914
    Hundred Masterpieces. A Selection from the Pictures by Old Masters. Sedelmeyer Gallery.
    48, no. 22 and ill.
  • London 1929
    Exhibition of Dutch Art, 1450-1900
    Royal Academy of Arts.
    148-149, no. 314.
  • Amsterdam 1935
    Vermeer tentoonstelling ter herdenking van de plechtige opening van het Rijksmuseum op 13 july 1885. Rijksmuseum.
    28, no. 164.
  • Rotterdam 1935
    Vermeer, oorsprong en invloed. Fabritius, de Hooch, de Witte
    Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
    35-36, no. 82 and ill.
  • London 1938
    Catalogue of the Exhibition of the King's Pictures
    Royal Academy of Arts.
    1: 106, no. 253, 2: 62, ill. 253.
  • Cape Town 1949
    Skilderye van ou Meesters uit de Beit- Versameling. Nationale Kunstmuseum.
    2 and 13, no. 35.
  • New York 1954
    Dutch Painting: The Golden Age. An Exhibition of Dutch Pictures of Seventeenth Century
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The Hague 25 June – 5 September, 1966
    In het licht van Vermeer
    Mauritshuis
    no. X and ill.
  • Paris 1966
    Dans la lumière de Vermeer. Musée de l'Orangerie.
    no. XI and ill.
  • Washington D. C. 12 November, 1995 - 11 February, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art.
    186-189, no. 19, repro.
  • The Hague 1 March - 2 June, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art.
    186-189, no. 19, repro.
  • Dublin 1 October – 31 December, 2003
    Love letters: Dutch genre painting in the age of Vermeer. National Gallery of Ireland.
    no. 39, fig. 59, repro 187.
  • Greenwich, Connecticut 30 January, 2004 – 1 May, 2004
    Love Letters: Dutch Genre Paintings in the Age of Vermeer. Bruce Museum of Arts and Science.
    no. 39, fig. 59, repro 187 and ill.
  • Kyoto 25 June – 16 October, 2011
    Communication: Visualizing Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer in Japan. Municipal Museum of Art.
    132, no. 43 and ill.
  • Sendai 27 October, 2011 – 12 December, 2011
    Communication: Visualizing Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer in Japan. Miyagi Museum of Art.
    132, no. 43 and ill.
  • Tokyo 23 December – 14 March 2012
    Communication: Visualizing Human Connection in the Age of Vermeer in Japan. The Bunkamura Museum of Art.
    132, no. 43 and ill.
  • Frankfurt 7 October 2015 - 24 January 2016
    Masterworks in Dialogue. Eminent Guests for the Anniversary, Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
  • Paris 20 February - 22 May, 2017
    Musée du Louvre
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
  • Dublin 17 June - 17 September 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
    National Gallery of Ireland
  • Washington D.C. 22 October 2017 - 21 January 2018
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
    National Gallery of Art
  • Paris 22 February - 22 May, 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivaly, Musée du Louvre, Paris
number of exhibitions - 11
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Allegory of Faith, Johannes Vermeer

Allegory of Faith

c. 1670- 1674
Oil on canvas, 114.3 x 88.9 cm.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • New York 15 November, 1932 – 9 April, 1933
    The Michael Friedsam Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no catalogue.
  • Delft 17 May– 12 August, 1952
    Prisma der bijbelse kunst. Stedelijk Museum 'Het Prinsehof'.
    216-217, no. 324 and ill.
  • Dallas October 10 – 30, 1953
    Trompe l'Oeil: Paintings that Fool the Eye by Masters from Vermeer to Dali Museum of Art.
  • Washington D.C November 12, 1995 – 11 February, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art.
    no. 20.
  • The Hague March 1 – 2, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.
    no. 20.
  • New York March 8–May 27, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 77.
  • London June 20 – September 16, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. National Gallery.
    no. 77.
  • New York September 18, 2007 – January 6, 2008
    The Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no catalogue.
  • New York September 9 – November 29, 2009.
    Vermeer's Masterpiece 'The Milkmaid'. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 10.
  • Rome 27 September, 2012 - 20 January, 2013
    Vermeer. Il secolo d’oro dell’arte olandese. Scuderie del Quirinale.
    218, no. 50 and ill.
  • Budapest 31 October 2014-15 February 2015
    Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age. Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budhapest
  • Paris 22 February - 22 May, 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivaly, Musée du Louvre, Paris

number of exhibitions - 13
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Lady Standing at a Virginal, Johannes Vermeer

A Lady Standing at a Virginal

c. 1670-1673
Oil on canvas, 51.7 x 45.2 cm.
National Gallery, London
  • Paris 1866
    Exposition rétrospective tableaux anciens empruntés aux galeries particulières. Palais des Champs-Elysées.
    6, no. 108.
  • Amsterdam 1867
    Katalogus der tentoonstelling van schilderijen van oude meesters. Arti et amicitiae.
    39, no. 274.
  • The Hague 1 March – 2 June, 1996
    In het licht van Vermeer
    Mauritshuis
    no. 11 and ill.
  • Paris 1966
    Dans la lumière de Vermeer. Musée de l'Orangerie.
    no. 12 and ill.
  • London 1976
    Art in Seventeenth-Century Holland. The National Gallery.
    92-93, no. 116 and ill.
  • Washington D. C. 12 November, 1995 - February 11, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art.
    196-199, no. 21, repro.
  • The Hague March 1 - June 2, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.
    196-199, no. 21, repro.
  • New York March 8 - May 27, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    no. 78
  • London 20 June - 16 September, 2001
    Vermeer and the Delft School. National Gallery.
    no. 78
  • Madrid 19 February – 18 May, 2003
    Vermeer y el interior holandés. Museo Nacional del Prado.
    184-185, no. 40 and ill.
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K. 19 April – 13 July, 2008
    Love is in the air. Laing Art Gallery.
  • Rome 27 September, 2012- 20 January, 2013
    Vermeer. Il secolo d’oro dell’arte olandese. Scuderie del Quirinale.
    224, no. 51 and ill.
  • London 26 June – 8 September, 2013
    Vermeer and Music: Love and Leisure in the Dutch Golden Age.,
    65, no. 22 and ill.
number of exhibitions - 9
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A Lady Seatd at the Virginals, Joihanns Vermeer

A Lady Seated at a Virginal

c. 1670-1675
Oil on canvas, 51.5 x 45.5 cm.
National Gallery, London
  • London 1894
    Exhibition of Works by Old Masters and by Deceased Masters of British School. Royal Academy of Arts.
    22, no. 93.
  • Paris 1898
    Illustrated catalogue of 300 Paintings by Old Masters of Dutch, Flemish, French, and English School Being Some of the Principal Pictures Which Have at Various Times Formed Part of Sedelmeyer Gallery. Sedelmeyer Gallery.
    102, no. 85.
  • London 1900
    Exhibition of Pictures by Dutch Masters of Seventeenth Century. Burlington Fine Arts Club.
    24, no. 15.
  • London 1976
    Art in Seventeenth-Century Holland. The National Gallery.
    93, no. 117 and ill.
  • Modena, Italy 15 April – 15 July, 2006
    Vermeer. La ragazza alla spinetta e i pittori di Delft. Galleria Estense.
    134-135, no. 18.
  • Cambridge 5 October, 2011 – 15 January, 2012
    Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence. The Fitzwilliam Museum.
    206, no. 27 and ill.
  • London 26 June – 8 September, 2013
    Vermeer and Music: Love and Leisure in the Dutch Golden Age.
    66, no. 23 and ill.
  • Paris 22 February - 22 May, 2017
    Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivaly, Musée du Louvre, Paris
number of exhibitions - 10
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A Young Woman Seated at the Virginals (attributed to Johannes Vermeer)

A Young Woman Seated at the Virginals

(attributed to Johannes Vermeer)
c. 1670
Oil on canvas, 25.2 x 20 cm.
Private collection, New York
  • London 1907
    Burlington Fine Arts Club, Winter Exhibition, "Catalogue of a Collection of Pictures, Decorative Furniture and Other Works of Art" .
    4, no. 13, lent by Otto Beit.
  • Philadelphia 11 August 2004 – 1 March 2005
    A Young Woman Seated at the Virginals by Johannes Vermeer. Philadelphia Museum of Art.
  • Tokyo August 2 – December 14, 2008.
    Vermeer and the Delft Style. Metropolitan Art Museum.
    190-192, no. 31 and ill.
  • New York 2009
    Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  • Norfolk, Virginia 1 June 2010 – 1 January, 2011.
    Chrysler Museum of Art.
  • Cambridge 5 October, 2011 – 15 January, 2012
    Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence. The Fitzwilliam Museum.
    no. 28 and ill.
  • Rome 27 September, 2012 - 20 January, 2013
    Vermeer. Il secolo d’oro dell’arte olandese. Scuderie del Quirinale.
    220, no. 51 and ill.
  • London 26 June – 8 September, 2013
    Vermeer and Music: Love and Leisure in the Dutch Golden Age.
    70, no. 25 and ill.
  • Raleigh North Carolina October 12, 2014 - January 4, 2015
    Small Treasures: Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals and their Contemporaries.
  • Dallas January 17 - August 21, 2016
    Vermeer Suite: Music in 17th-Century Dutch Painting. Dallas Museum of Art

Appendix

number of exhibitions - 10
a.
Saint Praxedis, Johannes Vermeer

Saint Praxedis

(attributed to Johannes Vermeer)
1655
Oil on canvas, 101.6 x 82.6 cm. (40 x 32 1/2 in.)
Owner unknown
  • New York 1969
    Nissman, Joan. Florentine Art from American Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    44-45, no. 39 and ill. 22.
  • New York 1984
    Stolbach, Michael Hunt. Inaugural Exhibition. Spencer A. Samuels Gallery.
    no. 14.
  • Warsaw 1990
    Opus Sacrum. Catalogue of the Exhibition from the collection of Barbara Piasecka Johnson. Royal Castle.
    11, 272-277, no. 48 and ill.
  • Cracow 1991
    8-28, and several ills.
  • Washington D.C 12 November, 1995 – 11 February, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. National Gallery of Art.
    86-89, no.1, repro.
  • The Hague 1 March – 2 June, 1996
    Johannes Vermeer. Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis.
    86-89, no.1, repro.
  • Monaco 1998
    Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675: Sainte Praxède/Saint Praxedis). Musée de la Chapelle de la Visitation.
  • Osaka 4 April – 2 July,2000
    The public and the private in the age of Vermeer. Osaka Municipal Museum of Art.
    174-177, no. 31 and ill.
  • Rome 27 September, 2012 - 20 January, 2013
    Vermeer. Il secolo d’oro dell’arte olandese. Scuderie del Quirinale.
    200, no. 45a and ill.
  • Tokyo
    The National Museum of Western Art
    from March 17, 2015