Johannes Vermeer

The Procuress, 1656 gedateerd
Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden - [..]
<a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/80476" title="Johannes Vermeer"><span class="text">Johannes Vermeer</span></a>
Illustration number 1001089194
Dimensions: 580x650 pixels
License under PUB DOM
created in
Suggested searches in RKDimages
Object information
Object category
canvas, oil paint
rectangle (portrait format) 143 x 130 cm
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
Current attribution
Johannes Vermeer
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
dated 1656 (1656)
Created in
Delft (city)
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
  • inspired by
    Quiringh van Brekelenkam, Kaartspelend gezelschap in een interieur
    Vermeer took over the left part of the composition with a male figure at the extreme left in a hat and one hand slightly raised, the seated woman with her downward gaze and a standing man with his hat askew, the amorous and lascivious atmosphere and the grey back wall (Hillegers et al. 2016, p. 8).

Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Technical documentation
The RKD manages a collection of technical documentation that has been given to us by external researchers and museums or which stems from the RKD's own research with infrared reflectography. Documentation can be accessed by appointment at the RKD. While not all technical documentation has been entered in the database at present, new data is added on a regular basis.
Creation date: 2014-01-23; Last modified date: 2022-06-01


No comments

My selections

My selections

Your current selection will be lost. Are you sure?