Wow! The BBC reports how an Art Treasure is Confirmed as Vermeer. This brings the total number of paintings atributed to Vermeer to 35 and provides a marvellous excuse to upload some of my pictures of Delft.
A couple of years ago we killed a couple of hours in Delft market waiting for the ferry:
The Mr Fish van where we had a fantastic Herring roll:
Delft dock hadn’t changed much:
The Johannes Vermeer cafe:
I’m also reminded of Norm Walsh’s excellent Dinner With Vermeer pictures, where a series of the master’s paintings were reenacted as tableaux vivants. Something I’m going to suggest we try as a school fundraiser.