Girl with a Pearl Earring by Richard Mitchell

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Title: Girl with a Pearl Earring
Artist: Richard Mitchell
Width: 52.0cm Height: 60.0cm
Style: Classical
Original, Oil on Canvas
Frame: Gold Wood
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Description: A copy of the original masterwork by Johannes Vermeer of Delft which hangs in the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague. The girl is wearing an exotic costume, a cloth wrapped into a turban which would not have been typical for a young Dutch girl of the time. Vermeer's use of blue and yellow brings a beautiful harmony to the portrait, which itself may have been idealised to show the girl's innocence.
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