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The Astronomer, 17th Century Artwork-Sheila Terry-Photographic Print

The Astronomer, 17th Century ArtworkBy Sheila Terry

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About This Piece
The Art
The Astronomer th century artwork by the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer This artwork was painted in and forms a pair with The Geographer V also by Vermeer The original is held in the Louvre Paris France The two paintings depict the scientific revolution that was taking place in thcentury Europe Newton and Huygens were among those advancing astronomical knowledge at this time It is thought that van Leeuwenhoek is the person used as the model for this painting It shows an astronomer with a book reaching towards an accurately rendered celestial globe made by Jodocus Hondius in An astrolabe is below the globe The painting at upper right is The Finding of Moses symbolizing this age of discovery

This photographic print leverages sophisticated digital technology to capture a level of detail that is absolutely stunning. The colors are vivid and pure. The high-quality archival paper, a favorite choice among professional photographers, has a refined luster quality.
Product ID: 22107995764A
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