THE LACEMAKER

by Jan Vermeer 1632-1675

1. How did Vermeer first become interested in art? _________________________________

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2. What did Vermeer like to paint? ______________________________________________

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3. What is the name of the painting he made about his hometown? ______________________

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4. Find the chronilogical order of his paintings at the
link "About Johannes Vermeer Art".

What was the name of his first painting?

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5. Find the painting "Lady Seated at the Virginals. What is a "virginal"? ___________________

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6. How many children did Vermeer and his wife have? _______________________________

7. Why do you think it took so long for his paintings to receive the recognition they deserved?

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