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Vermeer Still Life by Village9991, via Flickr

Vermeer Still Life by Village9991, via Flickr

The Astronomer (1668) by Johannes Vermeer

The Astronomer (1668) by Johannes Vermeer

A Girl Reading a Letter by Jan Vermeer. Look at the reflection on the window, that is so incredible. That is one reason that Vermeer is a true master.

A Girl Reading a Letter by Jan Vermeer. Look at the reflection on the window, that is so incredible. That is one reason that Vermeer is a true master.

The Little Street, 1658, Johannes Vermeer.

The Little Street

The Little Street, 1658, Johannes Vermeer.

Johannes Vermeer, The wine glass  - detail

Johannes Vermeer, The wine glass - detail

Johannes Vermeer (Dutch 1632–1675) [Baroque, Dutch Golden Age] Girl with a Pearl Earring (1665).

Pear Girl is Watching You

Johannes Vermeer (Dutch 1632–1675) [Baroque, Dutch Golden Age] Girl with a Pearl Earring (1665).

Johannes Vermeer Painting Canvas Prints And Johannes Vermeer ...  I had not seen this painting before, but this young woman bears a striking resemblance to the actress Scarlett Johannsson who played Greit in Girl with the Pearl Earring

Johannes Vermeer Painting Canvas Prints And Johannes Vermeer ... I had not seen this painting before, but this young woman bears a striking resemblance to the actress Scarlett Johannsson who played Greit in Girl with the Pearl Earring

Johannes Vermeer 1632-1675, The Art of Painting. The artist in painting is assumed to be Vermeer playing with viewers by not revealing his own face

Johannes Vermeer 1632-1675, The Art of Painting. The artist in painting is assumed to be Vermeer playing with viewers by not revealing his own face

At the studio she searched among the keys, then unlocked and pushed open the door.

At the studio she searched among the keys, then unlocked and pushed open the door.

Rijksmuseum's selection for US President's visit:  Johnnes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Frans Hals, Jan Havicksz Steen, Bartholomeus van Bas...

Rijksmuseum's selection for US President's visit: Johnnes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Frans Hals, Jan Havicksz Steen, Bartholomeus van Bas...

Johannes Vermeer - YOUNG WOMAN WITH A WATER PITCHER c. 1664-1665 (detail)

Johannes Vermeer - YOUNG WOMAN WITH A WATER PITCHER c. 1664-1665 (detail)

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Vermeer’s The Lacemaker  Beautiful Art

Vermeer’s The Lacemaker Beautiful Art

Johannes Vermeer": The Glass of Wine", [detail], Around 1661.

Johannes Vermeer": The Glass of Wine", [detail], Around 1661.

tierradentro:  “The Glass of Wine" (detail), c.1661, Johannes Vermeer.

tierradentro: “The Glass of Wine" (detail), c.1661, Johannes Vermeer.

Clio, Vermeer's muse

Clio, Vermeer's muse