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Ver·meer(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).
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Vermeer(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
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Jan (yän), (Jan van der Meer van Delft), 1632–75, Dutch painter.
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