Definition of Vermeer, Jan in 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/