"The Milkmaid ("De Melkmeid" or "Het Melkmeisje"), sometimes called "The Kitchen Maid," is an oil-on-canvas painting by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer/Vermeer van Delft. It is housed in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Vermeer Still Life. Vermeer never painted a still life as such, but many of his interiors included them. A white jug like this appears in a 3 of his 37 paintings, a maid asleep, the girl with a wineglass and the music lesson.
The Geographer: Vermeer What can be said about Vermeer? His work changed European artists; Whenever I'm in front of a Vermeer, I well up with tears at the depth of his perception. No one is making art like this these days.