A Girl Asleep (Vermeer)

A Girl Asleep (Vermeer)

A Girl Asleep, also known as A Woman Asleep, A Woman Asleep at Table, and A Maid Asleep, is a painting by the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer, 1657. It is housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and may not be lent elsewhere under the terms of the donor's bequest.

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A Girl Asleep (Vermeer) - Provenance and Exhibitions
... The painting was among the large collection of Vermeerworks sold on May 16, 1696 from the estate of Jacob Dissius (1653–1695) ... father-in-law, Pieter Claesz van Ruijven of Delft as Vermeers major patron, then passed down to Ruijven's daughter (1655–1682), who would have left it to Dissius ...

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