THE GLASS OF WINE

(Het glas wijn)

c. 1658-1661
oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 30 1/4 in.  (65 x 77 cm.)
Staatliche Museen Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin

"The Berlin picture lacks the sociable fluency, the ingratiating inventiveness of the Metsu (The Duet). Vermeer's understanding, although of a finer kind, is also narrower."

Lawrence Gowing, Vermeer, 1952

 

The Glass of Wine, Johannes Vermeer
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