File:Girl with a Pearl Earring.jpg

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The Girl with a Pearl Earring

Alternative title(s):

Head of a girl [old title][1]
Date circa (1660-1670)
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 46.5 × 40 cm (18.3 × 15.7 in)
Accession number 670
Object history

: purchased by Arnoldus Andries des Tombes (1818-1902) at an anonymous sale at Venduhuis der Notarissen, The Hague (auction house)

: bequeathed to the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague, by Arnoldus Andries des Tombes
Inscriptions Signature bottom left: IVMeer
Source/Photographer : Home : Info : Pic
Other versions
Jan Vermeer van Delft 007.jpg File:Jan Vermeer van Delft 007.jpg
Version from 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei [before restoration]
Johannes Vermeer 007 black and white 01.jpg File:Johannes Vermeer 007 black and white 01.jpg
Version from, ca. 1900


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  1. Anonymous ([ca. 1900]): [p. 61].

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current21:43, 29 April 2009Thumbnail for version as of 21:43, 29 April 20091,808 × 2,138 (2.79 MB)Mattes (talk | contribs)*slightly cropped *performed "progressive JPG" with IrfanView 4.20
19:51, 19 July 2008Thumbnail for version as of 19:51, 19 July 20081,835 × 2,151 (1.52 MB)Durova (talk | contribs){{Information |Description=Girl with a Pearl Earring |Source=Doorzoek het Geheugen van Nederland |Date=c. 1665 |Author=Johannes Vermeer |Permission= |other_versions= }} Category:Flemish paintings {{ImageUpload|basic}}
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