Apparently, this now includes wearing plastic water jugs on your head. Woman with a Water Jug, 1664 Click Image to view detail. Vermeer had seen and remembered precisely A classical Grecian piece featuring a young woman pouring a water jug. It is designed for outdoor use in year-round weather and has several finish options available for it. Vermeer focused many of his scenes on a female figure lost in thought while in the midst of a daily activity. The poetry of Vermeer's vision is nowhere better seen than in Young Woman with a Water Pitcher. He has carefully adjusted the patterns of wall Vol. Creation. Vermeer, however, also understood the importance of the woman's environment for conveying mood. The work suggests that Vermeer was aware that light is composed of colours, and the effect of colours on one another. Artist. Waarschijnlijk de personificatie Temperantia. 19, catalogues it on p. 272 as "A Lady Opening a Window," by Metsu, bought by Colnaghi at the Vernon sale of 1877 for £404.5, and on p. 590 as "A Young Woman with a Water-Jug (or, A Young Woman Opening a Casement)". She is opening a window with her right hand, while she holds a water jug with her left hand. 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. 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. This is decorated with a predominantly red rug of Asian origin. painter: Lambert Sustris (circle of) Dating. Woman with Water Jug. The latest anti-virus shields made with old water jugs." This jug rests on a larger platter. 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. shapes created between objects, as, for example, those under each of the woman's arms. 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, 62, p. 590, no. The piece is also shown here in full color which is available for an additional $60. spiritual nature. Free Shipping on eligible items. The woman gazes out the window. He also included objects Both of these, among other objects, are upon on a table. such an attitude as the daily ritual which made his home a delight was being accomplished. He discovered in such quiet moments of contemplation, when one gazes outward but looks within, a window into an individual's The woman is merely letting in the morning air as she 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. Copyright © 2011-Present www.JohannesVermeer.org. The poetry of Vermeer's vision is nowhere better seen than in Young Woman with a Water Pitcher. Fontanini Villager Woman With Water Jug - 5 Inch Fontanini - Simonelle 1997 - Depose Italy 157 - Fontanini Woman With Water Jug MichelesAttic. with specific symbolic associations, such as the water pitcher, which alludes to cleansing, and hence purity. Physical features. A map hangs in the background on the wall. 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. When Marquand brought it to the United States, it was the first Vermeer in America. Description. SK-A-3424. Every canvas print is hand-crafted in the USA, made on-demand at iCanvas and expertly stretched … He discovered in such quiet moments of contemplation, when one gazes outward but looks within, a window into an individual's spiritual nature. Radiant light, welcomed by her open gesture, floods the ordered and harmonious interior. Finally, he adapted his painting techniques to reinforce his thematic emphasis; the abstract blue patterns in the glass suggest Marquand donated the artwork along with other pieces in his collection to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. 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. This would make an excellent piece for a garden or backyard area. 1, London, 1907, p. 272, no. Fontanini Villager Woman With Water Jug - 5 Inch Fontanini - Simonelle 1997 - Depose Italy 157 - Fontanini Woman With Water Jug MichelesAttic. 1486 paintings. Material and Technique. This is reaffirmed by the woman’s headdress known as a ‘hoofdoek’ which was worn to protect the head in cold weather, to protect the hairstyle before public events and was also worn during a morning toilette. Here are same young woman with a water jug paintings and prints for sale on CanvasPrintsHere.com . 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. 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. It is oil on canvas, 45.7cm x 40.6 cm, and is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 1540 - 1570. 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. Photo Lynne Carter / Facebook Carter also included a third photo of an adult with a child who are both wearing bottles on their heads. painting; Object number. It is oil on canvas, 45.7cm x 40.6 cm, and is on display at … All Rights Reserved. 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. A white cloth serves as her headpiece. Save on everyday low prices. tidies up, but she tidies up with a gesture as grand as that of a sibyl by Michelangelo. These defined patterns help hold the woman's pose in place, giving it a sense of permanence, both temporally and spatially. she communicates a sense of purity and inner peace.