All The Vermeers In New York rn

Vermeer’s Other Girl With The Pearl Earring, staying put at The Met

With the opening of the Rijksmuseum’s massive show, it occurs to me that New York is at its lowest level of Vermeers in almost a hundred years.

Instead of eight (three at the Frick and five at the Met), there are only three (at the Met).

Facsimile Object of Girl Booking Her Trip To Amsterdam So She Can Be A Vermeer Again

Meanwhile, all the Vermeers in DC are gone (four, including the one that the National Gallery says isn’t one anymore, but that the Rijksmuseum’s still down with.)

previously: All The Vermeers In New York (plus the one in Boston)
related: All The Vermeers In New York, 1990, directed by Jon Jost