Girl with a pearl earring (meisje met de parel) c 1665–1667 oil on canvas 465 x 40 cm (18 1/4 x 15 1/4 in) mauritshuis, the hague inv 670 track current. Girl with a pearl earring, oil painting on canvas (c 1665) by dutch artist johannes vermeer, one of his most well-known works it depicts an imaginary young.
Very little is known about the 17th century dutch painter johannes vermeer – or his masterpiece, girl with a pearl earring who is she what is.
A star attraction, “girl with a pearl earring” is rarely removed from public view but as nina siegal reports for the new york times, the work.
Girl with a pearl earring, lies at the heart of tracy chevalier's novel, an historical novel that doesn't read like an historical novel the novel has. Girl with a pearl earring is an oil painting by dutch golden age painter johannes vermeer it is a tronie of a girl wearing a headscarf and a pearl earring.