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US billionaire brings Dutch painters to China's masses

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Vermeer's Young Woman Seated at a Virginal displayed as part of the Leiden Collection exhibition at China's National Museum in Beijing.

Beijing

STANDING in a dimly-lit gallery space in China's National Museum, the owner of the world's only privately-held Vermeer gazed at the small oil painting for a long moment, before showing it to the assembled press.

Since American billionaire Tom Kaplan purchased the piece in

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