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List of famous Johannes Vermeer Genre paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. Johannes Vermeer is revered by art enthusiasts everywhere, having created some of the most historic Genre paintings of all time. These popular Johannes Vermeer Genre paintings have sold for up to a few hundred thousand dollars, so if you want an original in your home then you better start saving. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see Genre paintings that Johannes Vermeer created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Johannes Vermeer Genre paintings by clicking the names of the pieces. This poll contains items like The Kitchen Maid and A Lady Writing a Letter This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Johannes Vermeer Genre paintings?" and "What are examples of Johannes Vermeer Genre paintings?"

A Girl Asleep is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Genre Paintings by Johannes Vermeer
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Artist: Johannes Vermeer

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age

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A Lady Seated at a Virginal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Genre Paintings by Johannes Vermeer
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Artist: Johannes Vermeer

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age

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A Lady Writing a Letter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Genre Paintings by Johannes Vermeer
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Artist: Johannes Vermeer

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age, Baroque

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Girl Reading a Letter at an Op... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Genre Paintings by Johannes Vermeer
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Artist: Johannes Vermeer

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age

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