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Woman Playing Music
Woman Playing Music
63 x 49 cm, painted around 1935-36

Another "Vermeer" in more traditional style, also found at Van Meegeren's Nice villa. An additional reason for its not being sold may have been that, according to Coremans, "although the photograph may give it the appearance of a good work, its texture can mislead no-one". The cracking of the paint surface seems to have been made by rolling it around a cylinder rather than simulating the more random effects of age.

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