Ep. 9 – Saint Praxedis – Johannes Vermeer

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Saint Praxedis, attributed to Johannes Vermeer, 1655

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Mentioned in the Show

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Saint Praxedis – original by Ficherelli (left) and attributed to Johannes Vermeer (right)

Some Assorted Dutch Genre Paintings

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Johannes Vermeer – The Astronomer, 1668 and Gerard Dou – Astronomer, 1650
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Johannes Vermeer – The Piano Lesson and and Jan Steen – A Young Woman Playing a Piano
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Johannes Vermeer – Woman in Blue Reading a Letter and Pieter de Hooch – Woman Weighing Gold Coins
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Johannes Vermeer – The Love Letter and Pieter De Hooch – Couple with a Parrot

Vermeers Mentioned in the Episode

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Johannes Vermeer – The Astronomer
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Johannes Vermeer – The Piano Lesson
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Johannes Vermeer – The Allegory of Painting
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Johannes Vermeer – The Girl with the Pearl Earring
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Han van Meegeren – Interior of a Church
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Han Van Meegeren – Christ with the Adulterer (in the style of Johannes Vermeer)

Further Viewing

Read More About Johannes Vermeer and Han van Meegeren

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The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han van Meegeren by Jonathan Lopez
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Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting

Sources

Bürger, Willem, and Gustav Friedrich Waagen. Van Der Meer De Delft. Paris: Gazette Des Beaux Arts, 1866. [Read Online Here]
Janson, Jonathan. “Saint Praxedis.” Essential Vermeer. Accessed December 27, 2018. http://www.essentialvermeer.com/catalogue/praxedis.html#.XCVEZVxKhPY.
Janson, Jonathan. “Saint Praxedis: Missing the Mark.” Understanding The Astronomer by Johannes Vermeer. Accessed December 27, 2018. http://www.essentialvermeer.com/saint_praxedis.html#.XCVEZ1xKhPY.
Janson, Jonathan. “Vermeer and the Camera Obscura.” Essential Vermeer. Accessed December 27, 2018. http://www.essentialvermeer.com/camera_obscura/co_one.html#.XCVFx1xKhPY.
“Johannes Vermeer (Delft 1632-1675) , Saint Praxedis.” Christie’s Auction House. Accessed December 27, 2018. https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/johannes-vermeer-delft-1632-1675-saint-praxedis-5813575-details.aspx.
Lopez, Jonathan. The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han Van Meegeren. Orlando: Harcourt, 2012.
“St. Praxedes – Saints & Angels.” Catholic Online. Accessed December 27, 2018. https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=772.
Waiboer, Adriaan E., Arthur K. Wheelock, and Blaise Ducos. Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017.

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