Definition of Vermeer, Jan in US English:

Vermeer, Jan

proper noun

  • (1632–75), Dutch painter. He generally painted domestic genre scenes, for example The Kitchen Maid (c.1658), The Music Lesson (c.1662–65), and The Girl with a Pearl Earring (c.1665–66). His work is distinguished by its clear design and simple form.

Pronunciation

Vermeer, Jan

/vərˈmi(ə)r/