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Google Doodle celebrates forgotten Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch painter of the Baroque period most famous for capturing in exquisite detail the tranquil scenes of daily life in domestic interior settings. He is particularly renowned for the sharp contrasts created by his delicate use of light and shadow, as well as as his perspective-correct paintings.
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Google honors Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer with new Doodle

Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Google is celebrating Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, a Baroque artist, who is considered to be one of the greatest Dutch painters of all time. Google noted that on this day in 1995, an exhibition featuring 21of Vermeer's 35 existing works opened at Washington D.C.'s National Gallery of Art.
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