Miffy Plush toy - The Milkmaid - Rijks Museum
Miffy, it's THE stuffed toy to have! Each plush is handmade, so it is unique!
The rabbit is presented in a version in homage to Vermeer's Milkmaid.
Johannes Vermeer (1632 - 1675), "The Milkmaid" c. 1660.
A maidservant pours milk, entirely absorbed in her work. Except for the stream of milk, everything else is still. Vermeer took this simple everyday activity and made it the subject of an impressive painting - the woman stands like a statue in the brightly lit room. Vermeer also had an eye for how light by means of hundreds of colourful dots plays over the surface of objects.
Miffy, Nijntje in the Netherlands, is the famous white rabbit created by the Dutch designer Dick Bruna for his son in 1955 and sold more than 85 million copies in 50 languages.
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