It has been almost 340 years since his passing, but his work is still a subject of great interest - and controversy.Johannes Vermeer, the Dutch artist best known for his painting Girl with a Pearl Earring, is an enigma. Little is known about his artistic training, yet his work is evidence of remarkable - even precocious - skill. Vermeer was a master of illumination and had an uncanny ability to mimic the influence light has on his subjects. When the sun touches the wall, pours out onto the floor......more
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IN THE BLOG
I am very excited to introduce our first guest blogger, Patti Paulus. My position as the small business librarian started almost six years ago, and I have had the pleasure of knowing Patti as a client and friend for the past five years. I am so proud that the idea of an artist co-op from five years ago launched into such a successful business, The Palette & The Page. She has positively contributed so much to the downtown revitalization of Main Street in Elkton and the store makes shopp...
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