The “Quaint Painting” is sometimes genuine. To be sure, pay attention to the milk!
The “Quaint Painting” is sometimes fake. In the fake version, the flow of the milk gets a lot wider. You have to look closely as it’s a pretty small detail!
Once placed in the museum, the description provided on the plaque will read,
The Milkmaid, Johannes Vermeer, circa 1658
Oil on canvasThis piece earned Vermeer the nickname “Master of Light” thanks to its exquisite contrast and depth. Vermeer painted this masterpiece at only 25 years of age. Many note that it is surprisingly small in real life.