|Girl in Hyacinth Blue (1999) [Novel]|
by Susan Vreeland
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A professor invites a colleague from the art department to his home to see a painting that he has kept a secret for decades. The professor swears it is a Vermeer -- why has he hidden this important work for so long? The reasons unfold in a series of stories that trace ownership of the painting back to World War II and Amsterdam, and still further back to the moment of the work's inspiration.
Original title: Girl in Hyacinth Blue
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ European