The Girl with the Wine Glass

The Girl with the Wine Glass (Dame en twee heren) is a 1659-1660 painting by Johannes Vermeer, now in the Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum in Braunschweig.

The Girl with the Wine Glass
(A Lady and Two Gentlemen)
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The Girl with the Wine Glass (Dame en twee heren)
ArtistJohannes Vermeer
LocationHerzog Anton Ulrich Museum, Braunschweig

Painting materialsEdit

The pigment analysis done by Hermann Kühn[1] shows Vermeer's use of the expensive natural ultramarine in the tablecloth, lead-tin-yellow in the oranges on the table and madder lake and vermilion in the skirt of the woman.[2]


  1. ^ Kühn, Hermann (1968). "A Study of the Pigments and Grounds Used by Jan Vermeer". Reports and Studies in the History of Art. Washington DC: National Gallery of Art. 2: 154–202. JSTOR 42618099.
  2. ^ "Johannes Vermeer, The Girl with a Wineglass". ColourLex.

Further readingEdit

  • Wieseman, Marjorie E.; Franits, Wayne; Chapman, H. Perry (2011). Vermeer's Women: Secrets and Silence. Yale University Press.

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