The Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665: Canvas Replica Painting: Large

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By artist Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), in Hague, Mauritshuis
Like a painted jewel, Dutchman Vermeer's young woman is the embodiment of gentleness and delicacy, her identity a mystery to all. Known for adept composition and the evanescent shades of cool, silvery light that suffuse his works, the artist is unparalleled as a Dutch genre painter. The authentic stretched canvas replica painting captures the original work's texture, depth of color, and even its bold brushstrokes, which are applied by hand exclusively for Design Toscano. Our replica European style, bright gold-toned, ribbed frame is cast in quality designer resin with an acanthus leaf and floret border that draws the eye toward the beautiful image.
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Large: 34.25"Wx40.25"H framed (26"Wx32"H image size, 4.375"W frame)
   Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675)

Johannes Vermeer was born on October 31, 1632 and is considered a master of Dutch art of the 17th-century. Although only a moderately successful painter in his lifetime, Johannes Vermeer paintings are now acknowledged as masterpieces, especially for the treatment and use of light in his oeuvre.

The incomparable Dutch artist is known for his solitary, serene figures caught in the act of private contemplation. A painter from the Dutch Baroque era, Vermeer dealt mainly with subjects set in interiors. He had an infallible grasp of pictorial design and Vermeer paintings are firmly objective while recording the soft play of daylight on shapes and surfaces.Famous Vermeer paintings recreate the figures of Dutch society as wholly devoted to the finer things in life. Vermeer's most famous painting is The Girl with a Pearl Earring, which exemplifies Vermeer's mastery of the Dutch genre painting with masterful composition and shades of soft, silvery light. This Vermeer painting is known as the Mona Lisa of the North.

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