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Vermeer, Johannes, 1632-1675



  • Existence: 1632 (date of birth) - 1675 (date of death) - 1675


Johannes Vermeer was born in Holland in 1632. While he would eventually be known as a famous Baroque-era painter, he gained little recognition during his lifetime. His work focused on middle class domestic scenes. Paul Hollister has written about Vermeer's portrayal of glass in his paintings. Vermeer died in 1675.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Paul M. Hollister Papers

Identifier: MS-0071
Scope and Contents The Paul M. Hollister Papers are comprised of materials that Hollister created and collected during his career as a glass scholar, professor, and lecturer. These materials document Hollister’s interest in a variety of glass subjects during his lifetime. The papers are divided into six series: (1) Research Files: Major Projects, Circa 1851-2012(2) Research Files: Glass Topics, 1719-2013(3) Correspondence, 1966-2003(4) Lectures and Interviews,...
Dates: 1719-2013; Majority of material found within 1950-1990