Monthly Archives: June 2012

Day in Delft

Friday, June 29, day in Delft Today is a busy one with lots of things to cover on my list.  I wake up in my suburban B&B to a raucous chorus of birds and light bursting through the large window.  … Continue reading

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Of forgers and Dabbling in Delft

Thursday June 28, 2012 Woke up early, but well rested.  A good faceplant always helps reset my internal clock.  I eat a hearty breakfast at the hotel buffet and then head to Rotterdam’s Boijmans Museum.  I walk through the centre … Continue reading

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Arrival In Frankfurt

June 26/27 Tues/wed The flight over was a usual cattle-call affair in a ‘classic’ vessel which had only old communal movie screens and a safety video that was played on a VHS machine!  On the up side, I scored a … Continue reading

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Vermeer and Forgery

June 20, 2012 My sojourn in Holland will include a side trip to Rotterdam to see a painting that is infamously connected with Vermeer.  This painting gained notoriety because it represents the most successful (but later discovered) forgery crime in … Continue reading

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Upcoming last trip

Upcoming Final Trip It’s been a while since my blog, but no less interesting in terms of my Vermeer project.  After nearly two years of work, research and writing, I’m nearing the end of my crazy project.  I’ve visited all … Continue reading

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