4 May 2021 Lesley Primo on “The sublime in the everyday: Vermeer and the Delft School of Painting”

This lecture will trace Vermeer’s origins, his early training and influences.

It will cover how he came to the genre of painting domestic interiors.  It will also set Vermeer in the context of contemporaneous Dutch artists and contemporaneous Delft artists; tracing the early beginnings of the town of Delft.