Vermeer Girl Interrupted at Her Music



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Girl interrupted at her music.


circa 1658-1661


oil on canvas


39.4 × 44.5 cm (15.5 × 17.5 in)

Frick Collection

New York City

Accession number




by 1810(1810): Pieter de Smeth van Alphen (†1810), Amsterdam

12 August 1810(1810-08-12): purchased by J. de Vries at the sale of the collection of Pieter de Smeth van Alphen
18 September 1811(1811-09-18): purchased by Cornelis Sebille Roos (1754-1820) at the sale of the collection of Henry Croese et al. at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam
28 August 1820(1820-08-28): sale of the collection of Cornelis Sebille Roos at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam
24 June 1853(1853-06-24): sale of the collection of Samuel Woodburn at Christie's, London

by 1858(1858): Francis Gibson (†1858), Saffron Walden

Unknown date: inherited by Mrs. Lewis Fry, Clifton near Bristol

Lawrie & Co., London
by 1901(1901): Knoedler, New York City

1901(1901): obtained by Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919), New York City
Unknown date: bequeathed to The Frick Collection, New York City, by Henry Clay Frick, New York City



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