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Johannes Vermeer

The Astronomer, 1668 gedateerd
Paris, , inv./cat.nr. RF 1983-28
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Object category
painting
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

pendant

is generally considered a companion piece of the painting in Frankfurt, yet this is not fully certain
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 51,5 x 45,5 cm
Signature/inscription
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Current attribution
Johannes Vermeer
Date
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dated 1668 (1668)
Created in
Delft
Artistically related
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Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Documentation
Entered on: 2011-06-30; Last modification: 2017-08-24

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