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 (vər-mîr′, -mâr′), Jan 1632-1675.
Dutch painter noted for his mastery of lighting and color in interior genre scenes. His works include The Astronomer (1668).


(vɛəˈmɪə; Dutch vərˈmeːr)
(Biography) Jan (jɑn). full name Jan van der Meer van Delft 1632–75, Dutch genre painter, noted esp for his masterly treatment of light



Jan (yän), (Jan van der Meer van Delft), 1632–75, Dutch painter.
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Noun1.Vermeer - Dutch painter renowned for his use of light (1632-1675)Vermeer - Dutch painter renowned for his use of light (1632-1675)
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