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Girl with a Pearl Earring

Girl with a Pearl Earring
Documentary | 2015 | NR. 1hr 30min

GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING and other treasures of the Mauritshuis, the Netherlands

After two years on a blockbuster world tour, the ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ has returned home to the much-loved Mauritshuis gallery in The Hague, which has just completed extensive renovations. With huge queues lining up for a glimpse of her enigmatic beauty and nearly 1.2 million visitors at its stop in Japan, the enduring appeal of this masterpiece is indisputable. The beautifully filmed documentary goes in pursuit of the many unresolved riddles surrounding the extraordinary painting and its mysterious creator Vermeer. Who was this girl? Why and how was it painted? Why is it so revered?

The Pearl in a jewel among museums.
The Times
One of the most famous paintings in western art.
The New York Times
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