"January 9th" at the "Verme exhibition" being held at the Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, "Japan's first landing woman" is displayed. This work is an early work by Johannes Vermeer, a painter of the 17th century Dutch, from a historical painting to a genre painting, a must-see work. Also, the number of visitors to the exhibition that started on October 5, last year exceeded 500,000 on January 7th.
"Woman holding" is said to be the first work of genre painting painted by Vermeer. The quietness (screening) of the screen, rich colors, the characteristics of Vermeer are seen everywhere, and it stimulates the imagination of the viewer.
In this exhibition "Red hat daughter" is displayed until December 20th last year, and if you visit again and see "woman holding" this time, you can enjoy a total of nine Vermeer works . The total of nine exhibitions including the limited time period are the largest in the history of the Japanese art exhibition.
The Tokyo Exhibition ends on February 3rd and the Osaka Exhibition (Osaka Municipal Museum of Art) will be held from February 16th to May 12th.