Masterpieces of the Golden Age

Vermeer's milkmaid


Artist Johannes Vermeer
Title The milkmaid
Year 1658
Technique Oil on canvas
Current location Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Johannes Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) was not a very prolific painter - fewer than 40 of his paintings are known, and it is unlikely he painted many more than those. Most of his works are of domestic interior scenes, possibly of his own house.

The milkmaid

The milkmaid

The milkmaid is on permanent display in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.