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A set of 6 coasters with the different paintings by master painter Johannes Vermeer; Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Milkmaid, View of Delft, Little Street of Vermeer, Woman Reading a Letter and Beautiful Delft. The coasters have a size of 10.5 x 10.5 cent
€12,50
A beautiful, high quality ART puzzle, in a handy flap box and including an A4 image of the artwork.
Material: blue board
Size: 44 x 68 cm, 1000 pieces
Item number: TSJW000013
Brand: Museum editions
€19,65
With this magical folding cube everyone brings out his or her favorite painting. Fold the images to your liking. This folding cube is decorated with the most beautiful paintings by painter Johannes Vermeer; Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Lace Worker, View
€8,95
Fridge magnet set with close-ups of paintings by Johannes Vermeer. The selection consists of 9 magnets including; Girl with a Pearl Earring, View of Delft, The Milkmaid, Woman Reading a Letter, Little Street of Vermeer and also a fridge magnet with the si
€8,95
Send a nice card, this card folder contains 10 double cards in 5 different versions with matching envelopes. The theme of these cards is obvious; Johannes Vermeer and contains his next masterpieces; Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Little Street, The Milkma
€11,50
A beautiful coloring book with 5 coloring pages with work by Johannes Vermeer. For the real art lover!
Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Love Letter, The Milkmaid, Woman Reading a Letter, Little Street by Vermeer
€6,75
Handy to use, these magnetic bookmarks and nice to give as a gift. Set of 3 bookmarks: Little Street by Vermeer, Winter Landscape by Avercamp and Mill by Paul Gabriel.
€6,95
Handy to use, these magnetic bookmarks and nice to give as a gift.
Set of 3 magnetic bookmarks by Johannes Vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Milkmaid and The Little Street by Vermeer.
€6,95
Mini fridge magnet set with 3 fridge magnets: Great gift or souvenir.
€7,35
Reproduction on wood: This reproduction is indistinguishable from a real painting. A beautiful reproduction with a high-gloss finish that subtly continues over the edges. With mounting eye at the back. But separate drop is also an option.
€42,50
<p><strong>Article: </strong>MPCL000031<br /><strong>Dimensions:</strong> See description</p>
€9,50
This fridge magnet is a nice decoration for your refrigerator and a nice Dutch souvenir. This fridge magnet contains a print of the 'Little Street of Vermeer', painted by Johannes Vermeer in Delft, The Netherlands.
€3,50
Easy to use, this magnetic bookmark clamps around the pages to prevent it from falling out of your book or magazine. The bookmark is printed with a print of Vermeer's well-known Little Street, a painting by Johannes Vermeer.
€1,95
<p><strong>Article: </strong>MPCL000030<br /><strong>Dimensions:</strong> See description</p>
€7,50
<p><strong>Article: </strong>MPCL000032<br /><strong>Dimensions:</strong> See description</p>
€11,50
Dimensions whole: 18 x 13 cm
Dimensions image: 14 x 9 cm
Material: fiberboard
Weight: +/- 55 grams
Item number: MPCL000029
€5,50


The painting "View of houses in Delft", also known as "The Street", is a work by the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675). It is one of the two known cityscapes by Vermeer and has been exhibited in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam since 1921.

This painting shows a scene of an alley with houses in Delft. The everyday life depicted here is in stark contrast to Vermeer's earlier works, which often contained Biblical or mythological themes. Vermeer probably painted this work around 1658. It is an oil painting on canvas with dimensions of 54.3 x 44 centimeters and a thickness of nine centimeters. The painting has hung in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam since the 1920s.

A gutter is visible in the center of the painting, indicating that the houses are close to a canal. The alley with the woman scrubbing and the roofs further away give the painting depth.

The location

There are various theories about the exact location of 'Het Straatje'. In November 2015, art historian Frans Grijzenhout stated that the building on Vlamingstraat in Delft must be the location in question. The district in which Vlamingstraat was located at the time was a middle-class district where people lived with small salaries, such as butchers and carpenters. The house in the famous painting was lived in by an aunt of Johannes Vermeer.

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