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Vermeer

Jan . full name Jan van der Meer van Delft. 1632--75, Dutch genre painter, noted esp for his masterly treatment of light

Vermeer

successful fakes of his paintings went undetected for many years. [Dutch Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 371]
See: Forgery
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Chapters chronicling the intertwined lives of Vermeer and Leeuwenhoek alternate and are interspersed by passages regarding divergent theories of visual perception from Euclid to Johannes Kepler; the production of optical devices, especially the fabrication of superior lenses in Delft; and the artistic and scientific practitioners utilizing these new tools, such as Cornelis Drebbel and Constantijn Huygens.
That can put unbalanced stress on the connections and lead to premature thread wear and even joint failure," said Dave Van Wyk, senior director of Lifecycle at Vermeer.
GPS steering assists in enforcing uniform lines and cutting, said Chris Lynch, sales manager for the mining and pipeline group at Vermeer.
Andrew Cochran, Chairman and Interim CEO, commented: "HALO has responded to the challenging market conditions, so far, in 2016 by re-structuring the company and placing the higher-risk, longer-term, assets into a private entity: Vermeer Exploration BV.
Mining companies are at the forefront of machine automation, and we worked with Trimble to develop an innovative solution for customers interested in automated steering," said Chris Lynch, sales manager for the mining and pipeline group at Vermeer.
Armed with wealth, mechanical ingenuity, incredible patience, and a lot of time on his hands, Tim Jenison embarks on a five-year project to prove that God-given artistic talent is not necessary to achieve what Vermeer did.
Christie's said Friday it was declaring the work a Vermeer after scientists at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum and Free University carried out isotope analysis on its lead white -- a coveted but toxic type of paint made with lead and vinegar.
Tim's Vermeer strikes a big blow for the democratisation and demystification of art.
Still, Tim's Vermeer is a fascinating little movie, which is our film of the week by some distance.
Vermeer and Music: the Art of Love and Leisure at the National Gallery, London, captures a fascinating exhibition that explores the musical pastimes of 17th-century Netherlands by combining the art of Vermeer and his contemporaries with rare musical instruments, songbooks and live music from the Academy of Ancient Music.
Vermeer was particularly influenced by the painters of Amsterdam and Utrecht, the latter having adopted an Italianate style.
We learn that Vermeer and Gerrit Dou were as near to being court artists as Dutch society permitted.