Daily Archives: October 24, 2011

Fine Art: Vermeer’s Lacemaker copied by Salvador Dali

Oil on canvas. 23.5 x 19.7 cm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA. How, in the space of a paragraph or two, can anyone describe the Salvador Dali (5/11/04 – 1/23/89) interpretations of Vermeer’s Lacemaker?  Let me delve … Continue reading

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Fine Art: Vermeer’s Lost Lacemaker

A work by master forger, Han van Meergren, c 1925. It proports to be a lost Vermeer painting of a lacemaker which was sold in 1816 and never seen again. The ‘rediscovered’ painting was sold to art dealer Joseph Duveen … Continue reading

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Fine Art: Vermeer’s Lacemaker

Figure 1. This print is from my collection and measures 7” x 8-5/8”. It is very difficult to find a print of this piece that is true to all the colors and details – this one isn’t bad. The holes … Continue reading

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Lace Exhibition: Vermeer’s Lacemaker, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge – October 5, 2011 to January 15, 2012

Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence Dates: October 5, 2011 to January 15, 2011 Sponsor: ‘The Lacemaker’ (c. 1669-1671) is on loan from the Louvre Museum. Other Vermeer works in the exhibition include: “The Music Lesson” (c.1662-5) on loan from The … Continue reading

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