Still lives

Johannes Vermeer, Girl with the Red Hat, circa 1665–66, oil on panel, 9 1/2 x 7 1/8 in., National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection, 1937.1.53

Johannes Vermeer, “Girl with the Red Hat,” circa 1665–66, oil on panel, 9 1/2 x 7 1/8 in., National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection, 1937.1.53

Once upon a time, the Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) used to show a ticketed exhibition roughly once every 18 months. The past two-and-a-half years, however, have seen four such exhibitions, including a comprehensive display of the works of Norman Rockwell, a passionate show of Eugene Delacroix paintings, and most recently an exhibit of the arms, armor and woodblock prints of Edo period Japan.

The fourth such exhibition has a lot to live up to, since it follows exhibitions featuring the

Article source: http://weldbham.com/blog/2015/01/27/still-lives-small-treasures-birmingham-museum-art/

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