Johannes Vermeer

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Full NameJoannis Vermeer (also known as Jan Vermeer)
BirthBaptised 31 October 1632
Place of BirthDelft, County of Holland, Dutch Republic
Death15 December 1675
Place of DeathDelft, County of Holland, Dutch Republic
Known forPainting
Notable Work34 works universally attributed
MovementDutch Golden Age, Baroque
SpouseCatharina Bolnes
PronunciationIn Dutch: [vərˈmeːr], /vərˈmɪər/ in English, with variations in pronunciation documented
ContributionSpecialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life, masterful use of light in his work

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