Vermeer Girl Interrupted at Her Music Notebook

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The image on this notebook is a detail of Vermeer's Girl Interrupted at Her Music. 

Music-making, a recurring subject in Vermeer’s interior scenes, was associated in the seventeenth century with courtship. In this painting of a duet or music lesson momentarily interrupted, the amorous theme is reinforced by the picture of Cupid with raised left arm dimly visible in the background; the motif is derived from a popular book on emblems of love published in 1608 and symbolizes fidelity to a single lover.

Softcover, 5 1/2 x 4 in., 51 pages, unlined