Vermeer Pictures and Facts!!!

By: Morgan and Condoleeza

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A Bit About Vermeer

Vermeer was born on October 31, 1632 in Delft, Netherlands and he died December 16, 1675. He married Catharina Bolnes and had 15 children. Their names were Maria, Cornelia, Elisabeth, Franciscus, Ignatius, Catharina, Beatrix. Johannes Jr., Gertruyd, and Aleydis. 4 of his children died so 11 of them were still alive. He started his painting career in the 1650s. The first picture he made was called Diana and Her Companions. Before he died he had made 35 paintings. His last painting was called A Young Woman Seated At the Virginal. It was painted in 1670.
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