Johannes Vermeer - Girl with a Pearl Earring (1665)
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Who’s that girl? Over centuries Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer has made many people wonder about the identity of this girl. In this video you’ll learn all about it!
By watching this video you’ll learn the major facts about ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ by Dutch baroque artist Johannes Vermeer. The painting will be visually analyzed (composition, ordonnance, color, technique, style, etc.) and the common interpretations are explained.
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