THE USE OF MAPS IN VERMEER’S PAINTINGS

Many scholars have been intrigued by Vermeer’s use of maps or globes in many of his paintings. Here you have a list of some of the paintings of Vermeer in which appear a map or a globe:

1. Officer and laughing girl
2. Woman in blue reading a letter
3. Young woman with a water pitcher
4. A lady with a lute
5. The art of painting
6. The love letter
7. The astronomer
8. The geographer
9. The allegory of faith

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

http://jhmaps.web.net/node/225. Retrieved on May 22, 2011; at 23:30
http://www.jstor.org/pss/3049435. Retrieved on May 22, 2011; at 23:30