1. Go to a smallish, quiet hotel that has good room service but no TV or internet. Preferably in a country whose language you don't speak so you won't be distracted and want to socialize.
2. Get comfortable either inside or on the balcony overlooking the sea.
3. Start reading and do not stop until you've read all 786 pages. Depending on your reading speed this will take anywhere from 3 days to a week. It will be the best three days (or week) you've spent in a long, long time.
Here's a look at the actual painting by Fabritius.