About Vermeer’s View

One of the more daring paintings I attempted, this one relied on almost opaque layers of watercolor to silhouette the exterior, but no black. The complexity of glass overlapping glass as well as the subtle variations in the ceiling attracted me no end to this challenge. When I look at it, I can still smell the cedar and appreciate the shade. Vermeer often “hid” in his scenes, in a room “just off the painting.” I like to think that if he had stayed at Cambridge, he would have paused here and thought…


Year: 2012 | Size: 22x29


Framed: $1700 | Unframed: Sold

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