The most beautiful painting?

Vermeer, Johannes (1660-1661) View on Delft [oil on canvas]. The Hague: Mauritshuis.

A good read. In line with my previous article about View on Delft this was new for me. Interesting analysis by Christopher Volpe: “Marcel Proust thought View of Delft by Vermeer the most beautiful picture in the world. It’s been called a perfect painting, and whether or not you agree, the artist’s picture of his hometown assuredly does repay close looking.” Read more