Why Is Vermeer's "Girl With The Pearl Earring" Considered A Masterpiece? • Discoverology

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Is she turning towards you or away from you? No one can agree. She’s the subject of Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with the Pearl Earring,” a painting often referred to as the ‘Mona Lisa of the North.’ But what makes this painting so captivating?

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