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The secrets of The Milkmaid

A Research Project, part III

From the series Vermeer

Scientists have been studying The Milkmaid for centuries, but what mysteries does it still hold? Our researchers have been working with the Mauritshuis in The Hague and the University of Antwerp, studying all the Vermeer paintings in the Netherlands. In this video you can see just some of the results!

More Vermeer

Would you like to see the paintings in real life? Then come and see the largest Vermeer exhibition ever! From 10 February to 4 June 2023 at the Rijksmuseum.

More about the exhibition