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Vermeer's hidden Cupid, the Prado's Dutch-Spanish show, plus Helen Cammock

The story behind the revealing of Cupid in one of Vermeer's greatest masterpieces, and Helen Cammock on her Whitechapel show and nomination for this year's Turner Prize

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Johannes Vermeer’s Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window (1657-59) with the partially revealed Cupid. And the Turner Prize-nominated Helen Cammock © Vermeer: Wolfgang Kreische. Cammock: Photo © Sebastiano Luciano

We hear about how a painting of Cupid in one of Johannes Vermeer's greatest masterpieces, in Dresden, was long thought to have overpainted by the master himself, but was in fact covered by a later artist. It is now in the process of being revealed, as Vermeer intended. We also learn about the Prado's show where Vermeer appears alongside Diego Velázquez and Rembrandt, among many others. And we talk to Helen Cammock about her Whitechapel show and her nomination for this year's Turner Prize.

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