Vermeer’s Little Street returns to Delft in 2016

October 16th, 2015

After 320 years Vermeer’s iconic Little Street will be back to Delft. thanks a special collaboration between Delft Prinsenhof Museum and Rijksmuseum.

Patrick van Mil, Director of Museum Prinsenhof Delft, said the arrival of Vermeer in Delft is a dream come true: “It is wonderful that, thanks to the Rijksmuseum Vermeer is reunited with his hometown and ‘The Little Street’ returns to where it is created. Vermeer is one of the most famous painters in the world. The Little Street is a fine example of the renewal of the Delft painting in the middle of the 17th century. In combination with other Delft masterpieces in our collection, we can Prinsenhof Museum in Delft show beautifully.”

The exhibition in Museum Prinsenhof Delft is scheduled for spring 2016 in full tourist season. In cooperation with the Oude Kerk, the Vermeer Centre, TU Delft, Delft Marketing and business a sereis of intitiatives will bring back to life in Delft including new Vermeer routes through the city, a special virtual reality App and Vermeer packages.

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