US billionaire brings Dutch painters to China's masses
Mon, Jun 19, 2017 - 5:50 AM
Vermeer's Young Woman Seated at a Virginal displayed as part of the Leiden Collection exhibition at China's National Museum in 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...