Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch Baroque painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of ordinary life. His entire life was spent in the town of Delft. He is now acknowledged as one of the greatest painters of the Dutch Golden Age, and is particularly renowned for his masterly treatment and use of light in his work.
-Johannes Vermeer - Artist in Baroque Movement 1632-1675
About Johannes Vermeer: The Dutch Artist, Johannes Vermeer was born in 1632, in the city of Delft in the Netherlands.He was a moderately successful provincial painter in his lifetime, leaving his wife and children in debt at his death. Several of Johannes Vermeer Paintings last popularity these years, e.g. Girl with a Pearl Earring.