14 November 2012
After Johannes Vermeer
The Art of Painting
oil on canvas
120,5 x 100.2 cm.
inscribed 'I Ver Meer' (middle centre)
Prof. Dr. Ida Geyer, Vienna; from whom inherited by the mother of the present owner in the late 1940s'.
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After the original painting by Johannes Vermeer in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (inv. no GG_9128).
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