VERMEER, Johannes
(b. 1632, Delft, d. 1675, Delft)

A Lady and Two Gentlemen (detail)

c. 1659
Oil on canvas
Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Braunschweig

This detail in the window appears in both the A Lady and Two Gentlemen and A Lady Drinking and a Gentleman. It is an image of Temperance, and was intended to act as a warning to the people in the painting.