Painting of the Day

I started this web page on January 21, 2012. It was actually a new-year resolution. I have seen several similar web pages, and since I have been interested in art for a long time, I figured it would be fun to create and maintain my own site. The paintings shown on this page simply reflect my personal taste, and are not meant to cover all artistic styles and currents. As you shall see, I especially like portraits.

Hugo Martel, January 21, 2012.

Note: the heart (♥) indicates the original painting that I had the pleasure to see.


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Johannes Vermeer

Girl with a Pearl Earring (1665) ♥
Johannes Vermeer
Dutch (1632 - 1675)
44.5 cm x 39 cm, oil on canvas
Mauritshuis Gallery, The Hague

Young Woman with a Water Pitcher (1665) ♥
Johannes Vermeer
Dutch (1632 - 1675)
45.5 cm x 40.5 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The Milkmaid (1660) ♥
Johannes Vermeer
Dutch (1632 - 1675)
41 cm x 45.5 cm, oil on canvas
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

The Astronomer (1668) ♥
Johannes Vermeer
Dutch (1632 - 1675)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Mistress and Maid (1667) ♥
Johannes Vermeer
Dutch (1632 - 1675)
?? cm x ?? cm, oil on canvas
The Frick Collection, New York

Woman with a Lute (1663) ♥
Johannes Vermeer
Dutch (1632 - 1675)
51.4 cm x 45.7 cm, oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York

Girl Interrupted at her Music (1659) ♥
Johannes Vermeer
Dutch (1632 - 1675)
39.4 cm x 44.5 cm, oil on canvas
The Frick Collection, New York

Young Woman with a Pearl Necklace (1662) ♥
Johannes Vermeer
Dutch (1632 - 1675)
55 cm x 45 cm, oil on canvas
Gemaldegallerie, Berlin

The art of Painting (1668) ♥
Johannes Vermeer
Dutch (1632 - 1675)
100 cm x 120 cm, oil on canvas
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna