Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) worked and lived in Delft all his life. He left a remarkably small oeuvre with about 35 paintings. His work is only exceptionally lent by other museums, because his paintings are among the masterpieces everywhere.
There is currently an exhibition in Dresden with works by Vermeer on the occasion of the restoration of his Woman Reading a Letter at the Open Window.
Mark Rutte and Angela Merkel view the restored work at the opening of that exhibition: