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Jan Vermeer (Johannes Vermeer, Vermeer van Delft, born 1632 in Delft/Netherlands, died 1675 in Delft) was a painter of the Baroque. He mostly painted allegorical scenes. Famous works are "The maid with the milk jug", 1660; "The Girl with a Pearl Earring", 1665; "The Love Letter", 1666; "The geographer in his study", 1668; "Lady seated at the Virginal", 1670.

"Dutch Painting"

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