Vermeer’s Famed “Girl With a Pearl Earring” To Undergo Extensive Research

February 28th, 2018

Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague will take Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring off view for two weeks to perform research on it. “The expertise and the scientific equipment are coming from the whole world, converging on this one painting, this one masterpiece,” paintings conservator Abbie Vandivere says. “We’ll see how much information we can gain with the technology at our disposal in a very short period of time — two weeks, working 24 hours a day, day and night.”

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