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    Feature in REAL LIVING MAGAZINE Australia / by PeggyWolfDesign, €20.00

    The painting Girl with a Pearl Earring (Dutch: Het Meisje met de Parel). circa 1665, oil on canvas, is one of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer's masterworks and, as the name implies, uses a pearl earring for a focal point. Today the painting is kept in the Mauritshuis gallery in The Hague. It is sometimes referred to as "the Mona Lisa of the North" or "the Dutch Mona Lisa." Wikipedia.

    Arrangement in Flesh Colour and Black: Portrait of Theodore Duret / James McNeill Whistler, 1883

    john william waterhouse. Saint Cecilia

    Night Draws Near by jamie heiden, via Flickr

    “The Girl with the Pearl Earring”, (detail) c.1665, Johannes Vermeer.

    Sleeping Beauty, 1878 ~ Ludwig Sussmann Hellborn (German sculptor, painter, 1828-1908)

    Johannes Vermeer - Girl with a Pearl Earring

    GIRL WITH A FLUTE by Johannes Vermeer 1665-1670

    1907..Beautiful Edwardiany Dancer in Pearl Costume

    Arnolfini Wedding Portrait - Jan van Eyck I once wrote a paper on this for my Art history class. Great painting.

    German artist Dorothee Golz inserts figures from Renaissance-era portraits into photographs of contemporary life.

    Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) - The Girl With The Pearl Earring. Now on display at the Frick Museum in NYC for the first time in 30 years.

    THE GIRL WITH THE PEARL EARRING. (2003) Scarlett Johansson replicates the beautiful painting by Johannes Vermeer. This 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 housemaid to care for his six children & his jealous pregnant wife. Tensions arise when Vermeer's wife suspects intimacy between her husband & the girl.

    Johannes Vermeer

    How to Paint Like Vermeer, as Explained by a Techie - Picture: Johannes Vermeer, "A lady at the virginals with a gentleman (The Music Lesson)" (c 1662–65),oil on canvas, 28.9 x 25.4 in

    Jan Vermeer. A Girl Reading a Letter. Look at the reflection on the window, that is so incredible. That is one reason that Vermeer is a true master.