Street art: Girl with a pearl earring ( Johannes Vermeer) in Rome


When I visited Rome I found this original way of sharing art and history.

Street art: Girl with a pearl earring ( Johannes Vermeer) in Rome

Street art: Girl with a pearl earring ( Johannes Vermeer) in Rome

In case you are up for and adventure I’ll share the exact location Right in front of the “Facoltà di Ingegneria civile e industriale”  http://goo.gl/maps/kQNvl

Of course my curiosity lead my to read more about this painting, and the author:

The painting Girl with a Pearl Earring (DutchHet Meisje met de Parel) 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“.

It also exist a film with the same name. ( Wich is in my list of movies to watch)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0335119/

this post was written by Malenkiki on 8 july, 2013 when the clock marked 12:26pm

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