Woman in Blue Reading a Letter, c. 1663
On loan from the City of Amsterdam (A. van der Hoop Bequest)
© Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
VERMEER. WOMAN IN BLUE READING A LETTERAlte Pinakothek
For the reopening of the modernised exhibition spaces of the Alte Pinakothek Munich audiences will have the unique opportunity to see first-hand the world-famous ‘Woman in Blue Reading a Letter’ by the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer (1632–1675), on loan from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. This masterpiece of the Dutch Golden Age – one of the best known and most beautiful works by the painter from Delft – enters into a fascinating dialogue with the major works of Dutch painting in the Munich collection.