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Dutch Golden-Age artist Jan Vermeer is best known for his Delft paintings including "Little Street," "View of Delft" and his late "pearl pictures" like "The Concert."
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Since his passing, Vermeer has become a world-renowned artist, and his works have been hung in many prominent museums around the globe. Despite how much he is admired today, Vermeer left behind a small legacy in terms of actual works—approximately 36 paintings have been officially attributed to the painter.
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