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The Allegory Of Faith By Johannes Vermeer – Top 12 Facts

Even though Dutch Golden Age artist Johannes “Jan” Vermeer (1632-1675) often sprinkled religious or historic symbols into his paintings, most of them revolve around domestic scenes and people, often women, doing ordinary things. The work that is known as “The Allegory of Faith” or also sometimes “The Allegory of Catholic Faith” differs significantly in that …

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Woman Holding A Balance By Vermeer – Top 10 Facts

Delicate works of art that depict authentic domestic scenes from the 17th century, often intertwined with mysterious symbolism. That kind of sums up the oeuvre of Dutch Golden Age painter Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675). The painting described in this article pretty much exemplifies all of these qualities. Let’s take a closer look at some of the …

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The Concert By Johannes Vermeer – Top 10 Facts

One of the most remarkable works of art by Dutch Golden Age painter Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) can unfortunately not be admired in a museum, and it’s not because it’s in the hands of a private collector. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most interesting facts about The Concert, a typical Vermeer painting …

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