Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" 1665) - "Certainly the way Vermeer captured subtle changes of light and focus seems to anticipate photography: some features appear in focus, while others seem out of focus, and objects are depicted with a foreshortening that resembles that seen in photographs -- this is perhaps one reason why he appeals to us today."
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"Het puttertje" (El jilguero) - Carel Frabritius (1622-1654), pintor holandés nacido en Midden-Beemster el 27 de febrero de 1622 y fallecido el 12 de octubre de 1654 en Delft. Discípulo de Rembrandt y profesor de Vermeer.
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Cannibals! Captives! Coconuts! One mans love of the sea leaves him stranded on a desert island with nothing but a few goats, a bible, and a parrot for company. Will he ever escape? Will his new pal Friday learn to efficiently press a goatskin jerkin? Or will solitude drive him totally nuts?