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Johannes Vermeer

Globetrotting

Cupertino

Sunday, 9 October, 2011, 12:00am

Two friends try to solve mystery of stolen painting

When a world-famous painting by the Dutch artist Vermeer is stolen on its way to an exhibition at Chicago's Art Institute, two children called Petra and Calder find themselves caught up in the middle of the mystery.

4 May 2006 - 12:00am

A painted trail of mysterious clues

If you like mysteries and books that are unlike anything you have read before, Chasing Vermeer should be high on your list of must-reads. It is an intriguing, original book by a first-time novelist who knows how to captivate readers.

12 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Vermeer to eternity

Before Tracy Chevalier wrote the novel Girl With A Pearl Earring, inspired by Johannes Vermeer's painting - and long before the eponymous movie cemented Scarlett Johansson's meteoric rise to fame - Vermeer's most famous work was View Of Delft. It is a landscape of the town he lived in all his life, painted in 1660-61, when the painter was in his late 20s.

7 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

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