Annotations for Vermeer's Daughter


Baker & Taylor
Carelina, a fictional daughter of the Dutch artist, finds life with her domineering grandmother unbearable, so she escapes to her father's studio where she learns about his art and discovers the artist within herself.

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Perseus Publishing
National YA prize-winning author Shoup has created a fictional portrait of the 17th-century world of the great Dutch artist Vermeer as seen through the eyes of his daughter, Carelina. Family relationships, daily life, and the artistic talents and aspirations of a young girl in the male-dominated art world make this beautifully told tale fascinating for young people. Fans of the nationally bestselling Girl with a Pearl Earring will enjoy this spirited and inspiring tale.


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