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Gabriel Metsu
Man Writing a Letter, c. 1664-66
oil on panel
unframed: 52 x 40.5 cm (20 1/2 x 15 15/16 in.)
framed: 71.2 59.2 5.5 cm (28 1/16 23 5/16 2 3/16 in.)
National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Sir Alfred and Lady Beit, 1987 (Beit Collection)
Photo © National Gallery of Ireland

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Gabriel Metsu
Woman Reading a Letter, c. 1664-66
oil on panel
unframed: 52.5 x 40.2 cm (20 11/16 x 15 13/16 in.)
framed: 71.1 59.5 5.5 cm (28 23 7/16 2 3/16 in.)
National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Sir Alfred and Lady Beit, 1987 (Beit Collection)
Photo © National Gallery of Ireland

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Johannes Vermeer
Woman Writing a Letter, with her Maid, c. 1670-71
oil on canvas
unframed: 72.2 59.7 cm (28 7/16 23 1/2 in.)
National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Sir Alfred and Lady Beit, 1987 (Beit Collection)
Photo © National Gallery of Ireland

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Gerard ter Borch
Woman Writing a Letter, c. 1655-56
oil on panel
overall: 39 x 29.5 cm (15 3/8 x 11 5/8 in.)
Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague

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Johannes Vermeer
Lady Writing, c. 1665
oil on canvas
overall: 45 x 39.9 cm (17 11/16 x 15 11/16 in.)
framed: 68.3 x 62.2 x 7 cm (26 7/8 x 24 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Harry Waldron Havemeyer and Horace Havemeyer, Jr., in memory of their father, Horace Havemeyer

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Jan Steen
Young Woman Playing a Harpsichord to a Young Man, c. 1659
oil on panel
unframed: 42.3 33 cm (16 5/8 13 in.)
framed: 60.5 51.5 cm (23 13/16 20 1/4 in.)
The National Gallery, London. Bought, 1871.
© The National Gallery, London

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Gerrit Dou
Woman at the Clavichord, c. 1665
oil on panel
Overall: 37.7 x 29.8 cm (14 13/16 x 11 3/4 in.)
framed: 52 x 44.5 x 4 cm (20 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)
By Permission of The Trustees of Dulwich Picture Gallery, London

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Johannes Vermeer
Young Woman Seated at a Virginal, c. 1675
oil on canvas
overall: 51.5 45.5 cm (20 1/4 17 15/16 in.)
framed: 73 67.5 8.5 cm (28 3/4 26 9/16 3 3/8 in.)
The National Gallery, London. Salting Bequest, 1910
© The National Gallery, London

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Gerard ter Borch
Young Woman at Her Toilet with a Maid, c. 1650-51
oil on wood
Overall: 47.6 x 34.6 cm (18 3/4 x 13 5/8 in.)
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.10)
© 2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Art Resource/Scala, Florence

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Johannes Vermeer
Woman with a Pearl Necklace, c. 1662-65
oil on canvas
Overall (painted surface): 51.2 x 45.1 cm (20 3/16 x 17 3/4 in.)
overall (unframed): 55 x 45 cm (21 5/8 x 17 11/16 in.)
overall (framed): 76 x 69 cm (29 15/16 x 27 3/16 in.)
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie
bpk/Gemäldegalerie, SMB/Jörg P. Anders

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Gerard ter Borch
Lady at Her Toilet, c. 1660
oil on canvas
overall: 76.2 x 59.7 cm (30 x 23 1/2 in.)
framed: 111.3 95.6 8.3 cm (43 13/16 37 5/8 3 1/4 in.)
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund, General Membership Fund, Endowment Income Fund and Special Activities Fund
Bridgeman Images

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Gabriel Metsu
Man Visiting a Woman Washing her Hands, c. 1663-66
oil on canvas
unframed: 83.7 67.4 cm (32 15/16 26 9/16 in.)
framed: 112 96 10 cm (44 1/8 37 13/16 3 15/16 in.)
Waddesdon Manor, The Rothschild Collection (Rothschild Family Trust)
Mike Fear © The National Trust, Waddesdon Manor

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Eglon van der Neer
Woman Washing her Hands, 1675
oil on panel
unframed: 49 39.5 cm (19 5/16 15 9/16 in.)
Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague
Photography by Margareta Svensson

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Frans van Mieris
Woman Feeding a Parrot, 1663
oil on panel
unframed: 22.38 17.78 cm (8 13/16 7 in.)
framed: 40.01 35.2 5 cm (15 3/4 13 7/8 2 in.)
The Leiden Collection, New York
© The Leiden Collection, New York

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Caspar Netscher
Woman Feeding a Parrot, with a Page, 1666
oil on panel
overall: 45.7 36.2 cm (18 14 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, The Lee and Juliet Folger Fund

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Pieter de Hooch
Woman Weighing Coins, c. 1664
oil on canvas
unframed: 61 53 cm (24 20 7/8 in.)
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie, Property of Kaiser Friedrich Museumsverein
bpk/Gemäldegalerie, SMB, Eigentum des Kaiser Friedrich Museumsvereins/Jörg P. Anders

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Johannes Vermeer
Woman Holding a Balance, c. 1664
oil on canvas
painted surface: 39.7 x 35.5 cm (15 5/8 x 14 in.)
stretcher size: 42.5 x 38 cm (16 3/4 x 14 15/16 in.)
framed: 62.9 x 58.4 x 7.6 cm (24 3/4 x 23 x 3 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Widener Collection

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Johannes Vermeer
The Lacemaker, c. 1670-71
oil on canvas transferred to panel
Overall (painted surface): 23.9 x 20.5 cm (9 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.)
overall (unframed): 24.5 x 21 cm (9 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.)
overall (framed): 71 x 63 cm (27 15/16 x 24 13/16 in.)
Musée du Louvre, Département des Peintures, Paris
Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre)/Gérard Blot

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Gerrit Dou
Astronomer by Candlelight, c. 1665
oil on panel
Overall (Panel with rounded top): 32 x 21.2 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.)
framed: 52.1 x 40 cm (20 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.)
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

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Johannes Vermeer
The Astronomer, 1668
oil on canvas
overall: 51.5 45.5 cm (20 1/4 17 15/16 in.)
framed: 72.5 66.5 9 cm (28 9/16 26 3/16 3 9/16 in.)
Musée du Louvre, Département des Peintures, Paris
Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre)/Franck Raux

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Johannes Vermeer
The Love Letter, c. 1669-70
oil on canvas
Overall (painted surface): 44 x 38 cm (17 5/16 x 14 15/16 in.)
overall (unframed): 44 x 38.5 cm (17 5/16 x 15 3/16 in.)
Rijksmuseum, purchased with the support of Vereniging Rembrandt

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Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
October 22, 2017–January 21, 2018

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