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Alone with Vermeer. "The most beautiful picture in the world"

Exhibition September 26, 2020 − January 3, 2021
Royal Gallery of Mauritshuis organizes an exhibition“Alone with Vermeer. The most beautiful picture in the world ".

The exposition will be a collection of paintings by representatives of the Golden Age of Dutch painting, the pearl of which will be "View of Delft" by Jan Vermeer.

In addition to the famous Dutch paintings, such as The Girl with a Pearl Earring or The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp, visitors can enjoy the Delft View landscape. The famous French writer Marcel Proust visited Mauritshuis in 1902 and was deeply impressed with Vermeer's masterpiece. Many years later, he wrote in a letter: "From the moment I saw the" View of Delft "in the museum in The Hague, I realized that I saw the most beautiful picture in the world."

Based on site materialsRoyal Gallery of Mauritshuis.