Vermeer's Concert with Two Figures Removed (Number 2)
Oil on canvas
18 x 20
45.7 x 50.8
Signed and dated lower right and inscribed on the reverse
Private Collection, Coleshill,Buckinghamshire, UK
| Image Notes
Vermeer, The Concert, c. 1665-66. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston.
The Concert is one of the paintings stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum the night of March 17-18, 1990. George Deem visited the Museum the afternoon of March 17, 1990 to look at The Concert.
| Artist's Notes
It was good visiting with you. I get a lot from looking at my work with you. The seated man in my painting of the Concert with two figures removed has his walking stick again. thanks (final word handwritten). (George Deem, letter to Christiane Hertel, February 24, 1999)