22 February - 22 May 2017

Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting
 

 

Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting
 

Exhibition curators: Blaise Ducos, Department of Paintings, Musée du Louvre, Paris, Adriaan E. Waiboer, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, and Arthur K. Wheelock Jr., National Gallery of Art, Washington.
 


This exhibition enjoys the support of primary sponsor Kinoshita Group, as well as ING Bank and Deloitte.

The catalogue has the support of Sequana and AG2R La Mondiale.

 

RELATED WORK

Exhibition catalogue
Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting
Edited by Adriaan E. Waiboer, Blaise Ducos, and Arthur
K. Wheelock Jr.
Co-published by Musée du Louvre Éditions and Somogy Éditions d’Art. 448 pages, 300 illustrations, €39


Exhibition album
Co-published by Musée du Louvre Éditions and Somogy Éditions d’Art. 48 pages, 50 illustrations, €8


Documentary
Vermeer’s Revenge
Directed by: Jean-Pierre Cottet and Guillaume Cottet
Jointly produced by: ARTE France, Martange Production, Soho Moon Pictures, Musée du Louvre

 

AT THE LOUVRE AUDITORIUM

Lectures
February 23, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Presentation of the exhibition (in French)
Blaise Ducos, Musée du Louvre

March 2, 9, 16, and 30, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Understanding Vermeer—“The Sphinx of Delft”
A series of four lectures

From “Drolleries” to Interior Scenes: the Birth and Beginnings of Dutch Genre Painting
Sabine van Sprang, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels (March 2)

The Fabric of Society: Fashion in the Republic (1650–1680)
Bianca du Mortier, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (March 9)


Johannes Vermeer’s Milkmaid
Blaise Ducos, Musée du Louvre (March 16)

Vermeer Forgeries
Jonathan Lopez, art historian and writer, New York (March 30)


PRATICAL INFORMATION / AUDITORIUM
Information: +33 (0)1 40 20 55 55, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., or online : www.louvre.fr
Tickets: In person: Auditorium ticket windows; Telephone: +33 (0)1 40 20 55 00;
Online: www.fnac.com