Painting of the Week: Johannes Vermeer, The Milkmaid

Among the many representations of domestic scenes of respectable Dutch middle-class households, there is one that never ceases to impress and capture the imagination. It invites us to step in and maybe even help out with the chores. That is The Milkmaid by Johannes Vermeer. When I think about the trademarks of the 17th century … Continue reading Painting of the Week: Johannes Vermeer, The Milkmaid