Williams Center for Facial Plastic Surgery
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THE 17TH-CENTURY Dutch master Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) has been
the object of much reverent adoration over the past century. The French novelist
Marcel Proust held the painter in the highest esteem and immortalized him
in his opus magnum, À la Recherche du Temps Perdu. Just prior to his death, Proust's last foray out of his Parisian
apartment was made to view 3 Vermeers exhibited in the Jeu de Paume in 1921.
Vermeer's legions of admirers are largely drawn by the aura of serenity and
order that pervade the delicate interiors of his paintings. With the turmoil
of modern life encroaching daily, the urban dweller may obtain a brief but
cherished respite while peering into Vermeer's tranquil world.
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