Vermeer’s paintings might be 350 year-old color photographs / Boing Boing

Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in the art world: 
How did Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage to paint so photo-realistically 150 years before the invention of photography? Here’s how he conducted his experiment.

Source: Vermeer’s paintings might be 350 year-old color photographs / Boing Boing
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