Vermeer’s “Woman in Blue Reading a Letter” Visits Washington DC


Overview: In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Gallery’s history-making exhibition Johannes Vermeer (1995–1996), the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is lending one of its great treasures: Vermeer’s Woman in Blue Reading a Letter (1663). Last seen in Washington in 1996, this luminous masterpiece has been recently restored and will hang in the Gallery’s Dutch and Flemish Cabinet Galleries alongside other works by Vermeer in the permanent collection, including Girl with the Red Hat (c. 1665/1666).

Dates:  September 19 – December 1, 2015West Building, Main Floor – Gallery 50C
Organized by National Gallery of Art, Washington

National Gallery of Art
6th Street & Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20565
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-6pm

Dear Reader, use this link for more information…

Passes: Admission is always free and passes are not required

Image: Johannes Vermeer, Woman in Blue Reading a Letter, c. 1663, oil on canvas, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. On loan from the City of Amsterdam (A. van der Hoop Bequest)

About KIOSK the Weblog at Luxury Traveler

We at Luxury Traveler subscribe to the notion that "true luxury is the wealth of one's experiences." As such we focus on the finest European arts, cultural & LifeStyle pursuits as well as the talented individuals who bring them to life.
This entry was posted in Arts / LifeStyle / Travel and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s