Girl with a pearl earring is an oil painting by 17th-century dutch painter johannes vermeerit is a tronie of a girl with a headscarf and a pearl earring the painting has been in the collection of the mauritshuis in the hague since 1. Girl with the pearl earrings are a fantastic way to complement your painting collection identify the right size, artist, and visual design from the active listings according to your preference select from several styles including stud. Refunds + exchanges bypass the box office line at many theaters with guaranteed tickets if something comes up, you can return or exchange up to two hours before showtime through fandango. Girl with a pearl earring is vermeer's most famous painting it is not a portrait, but a 'tronie' - a painting of an imaginary figure tronies depict a certain type or character in this case a girl in exotic dress, wearing an oriental turban and an improbably large pearl in her ear. Painting by top dutch master vermeer entitled girl with a pearl earring photograph: corbis johannes vermeer's the girl with the pearl earring, otherwise known as the mona lisa of the north.
She's the subject of dutch master johannes vermeer's girl with the pearl earring, a painting often referred to as the 'mona lisa of the north' but what makes this painting so captivating. The girl's features may have been inspired by a live model, but her identity is unknown many subjects have been suggested, including the artist's eldest daughter, but none of these proposals has been widely embraced the painting belongs to a distinctly dutch subcategory of portraiture known as. The girl with a pearl earring, one of the masterpieces by famed dutch painter, johannes vermeer, is a painting that does just that it hauntingly engages the viewer with enhanced realism. Girl with a pearl earring is a quiet movie, shaken from time to time by ripples of emotional turbulence far beneath the surface it is about things not said, opportunities not taken, potentials not realized, lips unkissed.
The girl with a pearl earring is a seventeenth-century painting that sparks the imagination her enigmatic gaze, vermeer's use of colour, and the outstanding play of light in this work captivate everyone who sees it. This slow moving film is a fictional account of how vermeer's painting girl with a pearl earring was created don't expect a bio pic instead it is a visual feast of culture and history. Girl with a pearl earring (dutch: meisje met de parel) is an oil painting by dutch golden age painter johannes vermeerit is a tronie of a girl wearing a headscarf and a pearl earring. Girl with a pearl earring, oil on canvas, c 1670, 465 cm by 40 cm painting by johannes vermeer courtesy of royal picture gallery mauritshuis, the hague johannes vermeer's iconic girl with a.
Girl with a pearl earring belongs to a genre of portraits known as tronies (the dutch word for mug), which represent exotically dressed, flamboyantly expressive, or idealized subjects. The girl in the spotlight, an intensive, two-week study of vermeer's girl with a pearl earring using new exploratory technologies, begins monday at the mauritshuis royal picture. Girl with a pearl earring: dutch paintings from the mauritshuis included thirty-five of the world's most beautiful paintings from the dutch golden age footer. A speculative account of the life of griet, a 16-year-old girl who appears in johannes vermeer's painting of the same title set in 17th century holland, griet is employed by vermeer as a. The girl with a pearl earring by the dutch painter johannes vermeer is one his major masterpieces the focal point of the painting is the reflective pearl earring the painting was first called girl with a turban but was renamed in the second part of the twentieth century.
If you seek the answer to this video's opening question on whether or not the girl with the pearl earring is turning toward or away from the view, you can watch this amor sciendi video that tackles this question. Girl with a pearl earring review girl with a pearl earring is based on a novel by tracey chevalier the source material creates a backstory for the portrait of the same name by dutch painter, johannes vermeer. 'girl with a pearl earring' by johannes vermeer is one of the most enduring paintings in the history of art even today, its recent world tour garnered huge queues lining up for the briefest glimpse of its majestic beauty - in japan 12 million people came to see the exhibition.
Girl with a pearl earring is a 1999 historical novel written by tracy chevalier set in 17th century delft, holland, the novel was inspired by delft school painter johannes vermeer's painting girl with a pearl earring. Vermeer, girl with a pearl earring is an exceptional example of vermeer's genius, it is a portrait of an unknown girl or maybe a generalized female head (called a 'tronie' in netherlands. Girl with a pearl earring by tracy chevalier is a coming of age story the story is told through the eyes of 16 year old griet, the maid of johannes vermeer.
Girl with a pearl earring represents a young woman in a dark shallow space, an intimate setting that draws the viewer's attention exclusively on her she wears a blue and gold turban , the titular pearl earring, and a gold jacket with a visible white collar beneath. Related: girl with a pearl earring painting girl with a pearl earring print girl with a pearl earring book girl with a pearl earring blu ray girl with a pearl earring socks include description categories. Girl with a pearl earring is a 2003 romantic drama film directed by peter webberthe screenplay was adapted by screenwriter olivia hetreed, based on the novel girl with a pearl earring by tracy chevalier.
Girl with a pearl earring by johannes vermeer c1665-1667 but what is it that the girl with a pearl earring has been doing so brilliantly for over 350 years, during her intermittent. The new york times (richard eder, 24 january 2000) for a while it seems that it will be this kind of novel namely, the painter johannes vermeer hires griet, a serving girl, to clean his studio. We offer the pearl girls ® pearl necklaces, pearl bracelets, pearl earrings, pearl pins and more we love creating custom pearl jewelry for you and we love being made in the usa we travel the world sourcing gorgeous cultured pearls for our collections.