It is oil on canvas, 45.7cm x 40.6 cm, and is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Marquand donated the artwork along with other pieces in his collection to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. spiritual nature. It is oil on canvas, 45.7cm x 40.6 cm, and is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. From shop MichelesAttic. Finally, he adapted his painting techniques to reinforce his thematic emphasis; the abstract blue patterns in the glass suggest He has carefully adjusted the patterns of wall It is oil on canvas, 45.7cm x 40.6 cm, and is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. When Marquand brought it to the United States, it was the first Vermeer in America. He also included objects Here are same young woman with a water jug paintings and prints for sale on CanvasPrintsHere.com . All Rights Reserved. Shop at the Amazon Arts, Crafts & Sewing store. with specific symbolic associations, such as the water pitcher, which alludes to cleansing, and hence purity. The woman is merely letting in the morning air as she These defined patterns help hold the woman's pose in place, giving it a sense of permanence, both temporally and spatially. From shop MichelesAttic. she communicates a sense of purity and inner peace. Woman with a Water Jug, also known as Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, is a painting finished between 1660–1662 by the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer in the Baroque style. Fontanini Villager Woman With Water Jug - 5 Inch Fontanini - Simonelle 1997 - Depose Italy 157 - Fontanini Woman With Water Jug MichelesAttic. Behind the table stands a chair upon which lies a blue material. A map hangs in the background on the wall. Vermeer focused many of his scenes on a female figure lost in thought while in the midst of a daily activity. It is designed for outdoor use in year-round weather and has several finish options available for it. Creation. A young woman is found in the center of the picture. Save on everyday low prices. This painting is one of a closely related group painted in the early to mid-1660s as the artist was not using linear perspective and geometric order, and the light was his only source of emphasis. Young Woman With A Water Jug, c.1662 by Johannes Vermeer canvas art arrives ready to hang, with hanging accessories included and no additional framing required. Waarschijnlijk de personificatie Temperantia. Yup, you read that right. Partially because of the fluidity of her pose, but also because of the gentleness of her expression and the serenity of the deep blues of her dress, Physical features. tidies up, but she tidies up with a gesture as grand as that of a sibyl by Michelangelo. She is opening a window with her right hand, while she holds a water jug with her left hand. The poetry of Vermeer's vision is nowhere better seen than in Young Woman with a Water Pitcher. A classical Grecian piece featuring a young woman pouring a water jug. As though transfixed in a moment of time, a young woman stares absently toward the window, resting her right hand on the frame and holding a water pitcher in the other. Young Woman with a Water Pitcher portrays an intimate moment in the household and it is an ideal image of domesticity in 17th century Dutch society. Vermeer had seen and remembered precisely A white cloth serves as her headpiece. The poetry of Vermeer's vision is nowhere better seen than in Young Woman with a Water Pitcher. The grandeur is of the essence, and not stylistically imputed. He discovered in such quiet moments of contemplation, when one gazes outward but looks within, a window into an individual's spiritual nature. Vol. Free Shipping on eligible items. Vermeer focused many of his scenes on a female figure lost in thought while in the midst of a daily activity. SK-A-3424. Material and Technique. 62, p. 590, no. Both of these, among other objects, are upon on a table. 1486 paintings. In pictures posted on Facebook on Jan. 28 by Lynn Carter, a woman can be seen at Vancouver International Airport wearing what appears to be a plastic water bottle on her head while also donning a surgical mask over her mouth. Object type. 1540 - 1570. Description. He discovered in such quiet moments of contemplation, when one gazes outward but looks within, a window into an individual's 1, London, 1907, p. 272, no. We ship Young Woman with a Water Jug Paintings and Prints worldwide and accept custom art in various size. Vermeer, however, also understood the importance of the woman's environment for conveying mood. Here, the woman's reverie occurs as she stands near the corner of a room, holding the frame of a leaded-glass window in one hand and a water pitcher in the other. It is oil on canvas, 45.7cm x 40.6 cm, and is on display at … metaphorically that the woman gazes outward without focusing on the objects before her. The latest anti-virus shields made with old water jugs." For instance, the blue drape is reflected as dark blue on the side of the metallic pitcher, and the red fabric modifies the gold hue of the basin's underside. This is decorated with a predominantly red rug of Asian origin. , Finding aid for the Henry Gurdon Marquand Papers, 1852-1903, The Ghost of Vermeer of Delft Which Can Be Used As a Table, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Woman_with_a_Water_Jug&oldid=981035201, Paintings of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Wikipedia articles with RKDID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 September 2020, at 22:00. Radiant light, welcomed by her open gesture, floods the ordered and harmonious interior. , Young Woman with a Water Pitcher was purchased by Henry Gurdon Marquand in 1887 at a Paris gallery for $800. Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window, 1657, Lady Writing a Letter with Her Maid, 1670, Photo of Woman with a Water Jug by Johannes Vermeer. Woman with Water Jug. painting; Object number. shapes created between objects, as, for example, those under each of the woman's arms. She stands almost 3 feet tall and is made of durable fiberglass. such an attitude as the daily ritual which made his home a delight was being accomplished. The clothing of the woman consists of a dark blue dress with a black and gold bodice. Woman with a Water Jug (Dutch: Vrouw met waterkan), also known as Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, is a painting finished between 1660–1662 by the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer in the Baroque style. Interpretation of Young Woman with a Water Jug/Pitcher This exquisite Dutch Realist genre painting is one of five Vermeers owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: the others being Girl Asleep at a Table (c.1657), Woman Playing a Lute near a Window (c.1664), Head of … As though transfixed in a moment of time, a young woman stares absently toward the window, resting her right hand on the frame and holding a water pitcher in the other. Copyright © 2011-Present www.JohannesVermeer.org. This would make an excellent piece for a garden or backyard area.