No Rehearsal

29 Oct
Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, Delft 1632–1675 Delft) A Maid Asleep, ca. 1656–57 Oil on canvas; 34 1/2 x 30 1/8 in. (87.6 x 76.5 cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913 (14.40.611) http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/437878

Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, Delft 1632–1675 Delft)
A Maid Asleep, ca. 1656–57
Oil on canvas; 34 1/2 x 30 1/8 in. (87.6 x 76.5 cm)

 “We only live once, with no rehearsal or reprise.”

—Wislawa Szymborska

Painting courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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