[ver-meer; Dutch vuh r-meyr]
- Jan [yahn] /yɑn/, Jan van der Meer van Delft, 1632–75, Dutch painter.
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But the true forgery—like the work of Han van Meegeren, the Dutch World War 2-era forger of Vermeer—is actually very rare.Are Over Half the Works on the Art Market Really Fakes?
October 17, 2014
At the risk of spoiling the end of the movie for readers, but the title is accurate—Tim paints a Vermeer.
In the film, Tim says he is 90 percent convinced that Vermeer used a device like his.
Think about thinking about the kind of effect that Vermeer created—just that leap is enormous.
And the painting you produced had the same Vermeer quality to it?
The Vermeer of Haarlem was to blame for this swollen catalogue.
Even nowadays the public has not been converted to the idea of the greatness of Vermeer.
In 1696 there were 21 pictures of Vermeer sold at public auction in Amsterdam.
And now it's high time to answer my question: Who owns the thirty-fifth Vermeer?
There is a Vermeer in Berlin on which he has set his heart, and another in Dresden.
- Jan (jɑn). full name Jan van der Meer van Delft 1632–75, Dutch genre painter, noted esp for his masterly treatment of light
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