Avant-garde Vermeer

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The Little Street (in Delft) by Johannes Vermeer, c. 1657–58. Rijksmuseum of Amsterdam

Jonathan Jones at the Guardian writes on Vermeer in Ordinary Beauty, on his art and how it was brought out of obscurity by the French avant-garde in the 19th century.

The Louvre will be displaying an exhibition, Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting from February 22, 2017 to May 22, 2017.

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