Who painted the Girl with a Pearl Earring ?

Johannes Vermeer

Girl with a Pearl Earring (1665) tells the story of Griet, a 16-year-old Dutch girl who becomes a maid in the house of the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675). Her calm and perceptive manner attracts the painter’s attention. Vermeer made only 45 paintings in his life of which 35 still exist today. His famous artwork is the Milkmaid (1658) – The Art of Painting (1666) – Woman in Blue Reading a Letter (1664).

Girl with a Pearl Earring - Johannes-Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer - The Milkmaid  Johannes Vermeer - The Art of Painting Johannes Vermeer - Woman in Blue Reading a Letter

Johannes Vermeer - 9 Paintings

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