Category:A Maid asleep by Johannes Vermeer

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
Jump to: navigation, search
Johannes Vermeer (1632–1675) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q41264
Johannes Vermeer
Alternative names Johannes van der Meer, Jan Vermeer, Jan Vermeer van Delft, Johannes Reyniersz. Vermeer

Dutch painter and art dealer

Date of birth/death (baptised) (buried)
Location of birth/death Delft Delft
Work period 1653–1675
Work location Delft
Authority control
Title A Woman Asleep -or- A Girl Asleep wikidata:Q684935
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 87.6 cm (34.5 in). Width: 76.5 cm (30.1 in).
Metropolitan Museum of Art Link back to Institution infobox template wikidata:Q160236
Metropolitan Museum of Art entrance NYC.JPG
Native name Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location New York City, United States of America
Coordinates 40° 46′ 46″ N, 73° 57′ 47″ W Link to OpenStreetMap  Link to Google Maps
Authority control
Gallery 632
Accession number 14.40.611
Object history

by 1674: Pieter van Ruijven (1624-1674), Delft (?)
: inherited by Maria de Knuijt (†1681), Delft (?)
: inherited by Magdalena van Ruijven (†1682), Delft (?)
: inherited by Jacob Dissius (†1695) (?)
: sale of the collection of Jacob Dissius at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam
after 1873: acquired by John Waterloo Wilson, Paris
between 14 March 1881 and 16 March 1881: purchased by Sedelmeyer, Paris, at the sale of the collection of John Waterloo Wilson
: purchased by Rodolphe Kahn (†1905), Paris, from Sedelmeyer, Paris
from 1905 until 1907: the estate of Rodolphe Kahn
: purchased by Duveen, London, from the estate of Rodolphe Kahn
: purchased by Benjamin Altman (1840-1913), New York City, from Duveen, London

: bequeathed to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, by Benjamin Altman, New York City
References Jan Vermeer (1632-1675), 1993. ISBN 3-8228-9610-1. Distributed by Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, online database: entry 110002331
Vermeer young women sleeping.jpg