CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Vermeer and the Delft style

Exhibition: 2 August - 14 December 2008

From the Essential Vermeer website

Vermeer and the Delft style features 7 rare masterpieces by Johannes Vermeer and other paintings by his contemporaries affording viewers a suggestive glance of Golden Age of Dutch art. There has been no occasion when these masterpieces have come together in one exhibition hosted in Asia and only three of the Vermeers have been formally exhibited. The Vermeer paintings included in the exhibition are: The little street, Diana and her companions, The girl with the wineglass, Woman with a lute, Christ in the house of Martha and Mary, The art of painting and the recently re-attributed Young woman seated at the virginals, which is rarely on public view. The exhibition also features the minuscule masterpiece View of Delft by Carel Fabritius, a splendid view of Delft by Jan van der Heyden and two fine paintings by Pieter de Hooch.

Information from the exhibition publicity office

For a complete announcement and summary catalogue, with captioned images, see pdf