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Title: Johannes Jan Vermeer


1
Johannes (Jan) Vermeer
  • By Jung Lee

2
About the artist
  • Born on October 1632
  • Died on December 1675
  • Nationality Dutch
  • He was an apprentice to his father, a carpenter
  • He attended Delft Guild of Saint Luke.

3
Challenges
  • The Netherlands and France occurred which made it
    impossible for him to sell his work.
  • No one was interested in buying art after the
    French troops invaded Holland.
  • He only did two or three paintings a year while
    he had to support himself and his growing family.
  • His life was burdened by poverty.

4
Quotes
  • Vermeers paintings are so alive. I could stand
    in front of one for hours and still see something
    new.
  • -a museum goer
  • View of Delft is one of the great masterpieces
    in the history of art.
  • -Arthur K. Wheelock, curator, of art
  • Vermeer painted what a camera sees. He deals
    with what happens at the blurry edges of our
    vision.
  • -Chuck Close, contemporary painter.

5
References
  • Vaugh, William. Encyclopedia of Artists. United
    States of America Oxford University Press.
    Inc., 2000
  • Powell, Earl. Johannes Vermeer Working With
    Composing. Scholastic Art. Nov.1997 16
  • Pioch, Nicolas. Vermeer, Jan. WebMuseum
    Vermeer, http//www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/ver
    meer
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