Jan Vermeer

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Style: Baroque;Pointillism;Dutch Golden Age

Place: Delft

Born: 1632

Death: 1675

Nationality: Netherlands

Biography:

Johannes, Jan or Johan Vermeer (baptized on 31 October 1632 as Johannis, and buried in the same city under the name Jan on 16 December 1675) was a Dutch Baroque painter who specialized in exquisite, domestic interior scenes of middle class life. Vermeer was a moderately successful provincial genre painter in his lifetime. He seems never to have bee...