Johannes Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer bio

Birth Name: Johannes Vermeer

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Delft

Date Of Birth: October 31, 1632

Date Of Death: December 15, 1675

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Dutch

Johannes Vermeer was born on the 31st of October, 1632. He was popular for being a Painter. Dutch Golden Age painter known for his images of middle-class domestic life and for his exquisite use of light and color. He fell into obscurity following his death, only to be rediscovered in the 19th century, gaining the reputation for being one of the Dutch Golden Age’s greatest painters.

Johannes Vermeer was born in Delft. His source of training remained unclear to historians, with some saying he was taught by Carel Fabritius and others claiming Abraham Bloemaert. He emulated the style of the Utrecht Carravagists at times. His painting Girl with a Pearl Earring, believed to be completed around 1665, is widely considered one of the most important works of the Dutch Golden Age.

Johannes Vermeer was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Johannes Vermeer was born in 1630s.

Johannes Vermeer is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Johannes Vermeer’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Johannes Vermeer’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Johannes Vermeer was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Johannes Vermeer
NICKNAME: Johannes Vermeer, Johan Vermeer, Johannes Reijniersz Vermeer, Vermeer, Joannis Vermeer, Jan Vermeer, Jan Vermeer van Delft, Johannes van der Meer, Jan van der Meer, Johannes Reyniersz Vermeer
RELIGION: Protestant



Zodiac Sign: Johannes Vermeer was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Johannes Vermeer was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Johannes Vermeer had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Johannes Vermeer’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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