On the work of Jan Vermeer
The middle of XVII century — a new step in the development of Dutch painting. Genre at this time is enriched with new artistic skills, expanding its formal borders. Creation some amusing rises above the genre painters depicting everyday life and achieves the heights of philosophical generalizations. Together with the fact domestic genre improves the merits of the previous period. In particular, this process is clearly embodied in the art of Jan Vermeer, 1st of representatives of the so-called "Delft School."
Historical figures, people of destiny