Imagining the story behind the «The Girl» with her dangling earring and blue headscarf, is what led Tracy Chevalier to write the novel, Girl With a Pearl Earring, which subsequently became a
In the 2003 film Girl with a Pearl Earring, we’re introduced to Griet, a young beautiful girl, played by Scarlett Johansson, who works as a maid after her painter father goes blind. The owner of the house where she works is none other than Vermeer, and that’s where the story begins.
Girl With a Pearl Earring tells the story of Griet, a 16-year-old Dutch girl who becomes a maid in the house of the painter Johannes Vermeer. Her calm and perceptive manner not only helps her in her household duties, but also attracts the painter’s attention.
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.
Tracy Chevalier’s historical novel, Girl with a Pearl Earring (1999), fictionalized the circumstances of the painting’s creation. There, Vermeer becomes close to a servant named Griet whom he uses as an assistant and has sit for him as a model while wearing his wife’s earrings.
Rumours have surrounded Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring ever since it was rediscovered in the late 19th century, and this iconic painting still continues to spark intrigue, debate and speculation.
As Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring returns home to The Hague, Alastair Sooke delves into the story of the mysterious painting – and its enigmatic creator.
The mystery behind Johannes Vermeer’s Girl With The Pearl Earring – interactive Experts say the mystery behind Vermeer’s most famous painting is part of its allure.
Feb 01, 2013 · Making Up A History For Vermeer’s ‘Girl With A Pearl Earring’ Vermeer’s famous Girl With a Pearl Earring has returned to the United States for the first time since 1995.
Girl with a Pearl Earring isn’t its only name. The painting has alternately been called Girl In A Turban, Head Of Girl In A Turban, The Young Girl With Turban, and Head of a Young Girl. 6.