Saturday, April 01, 2006

Vermeer for April 1st

One of Vermeer's most evocative and timeless images. The sleeping man is supposedly a self portrait of the artist. It was recently discovered that the original backing of this painting was a menu and beer list from the tavern where it was painted. It was removed and is now in a museum in Delft.

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Its Spring!

I found these in a garden center, nestled in the Astilbe.