Johannes Vermeer Rank
About Johannes Vermeer
Johannes Vermeer was a celebrated Dutch painter whose paintings were mostly about domestic decorations of people in the middle class. His use and treatment of light to produce a masterpiece drove him to fame.
Vermeer was largely seen as a member of the “Dutch Golden Age” painters. Though much isn’t known about how he started his career, it is believed that he was trained by either Carel Fabritius, one of the famous Dutch artists, or Abraham Bloemaert.
He was born to Reijnier Janszoon. He was married to Catharina Bolenes and they were blessed with 14 kids.
His work titled “Girl with a Pearl Earring” was the inspiration behind Tracy Chevalier’s novel, which bears the same name.
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Johannes Vermeer's Popularity
Johannes Vermeer was a famous Flemish painter, who was born on October 31, 1632. As a person born on this date, Johannes Vermeer is listed in our database as the 76th most popular celebrity for the day (October 31).
People born on October 31 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Johannes Vermeer is the 2036th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Johannes Vermeer's birthday, Johannes Vermeer is the 5th most famous Flemish and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Delft, Netherlands.
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