Jan Vermeer

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Style: Baroque;Pointillism;Dutch Golden Age

Place: Delft

Born: 1632

Death: 1675

Nationality: Netherlands


Johannes, Jan or Johan Vermeer (/vərˈmɪər/ Dutch: [joːˈɦɑnəs jɑn vərˈmeːr] October 1632 – December 1675) was a Dutch painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life. Vermeer was a moderately successful provincial genre painter in his lifetime. He evidently was not wealthy, leaving his wife and children in debt at his death,...

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