Hidden messages of Vermeer classic
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National Gallery of Ireland reopens with Vermeer exhibition

From Rubens to Rembrandt, the National Gallery of Ireland is home to some of the world's greatest paintings.

After a multi million-pound make-over the gallery is reopening with a blockbuster Vermeer exhibition.

Author Colm Tóibín talked to the BBC's arts editor Will Gompertz about the magnificence, mystery and meaning of Vermeer’s Woman Writing a Letter, With Her Maid.

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