Oil painting of a woman writing a letter at a table with a maid standing beside her
Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), 'Woman Writing a Letter, with her Maid', c.1670. Image © National Gallery of IrelandCredit

Podcasts - Vermeer

A series of talks in association with the exhibition Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry were recorded in the National Gallery of Ireland's lecture theatre in June and July 2017, with speakers Dr Arthur Wheelock (National Gallery, Washington); Tracy Chevalier (author of 'Girl with the Pearl Earring'); Marieke de Winkel (writer and art historian); and Quentin Buvelot (Mauritshuis).

You can listen back to all four talks below:

Vermeer: of his time yet timeless, with leading Vermeer expert Dr Arthur Wheelock, National Gallery of Art, Washington. (Recorded 15 June 2017)

Dutch dress in the age of Vermeer, with art historian and writer Marieke de Winkel. (Recorded 22 June 2017)

Tracy Chevalier, writer, and author of 'Girl with a Pearl Earring', in conversation with Dr Adriaan Waiboer. (Recorded 29 June 2017)

Frans van Mieris: the seductive art of a Leiden painter, with Quentin Buvelot, Senior Curator, Mauritshuis. (Recorded 6 July 2017)

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