Vermeer, painting & Griet

IB English B: Vermeer, painting & Griet

Girl with a Pearl Earring is mainly about relationships, and the central relationship is Griet"s with Vermeer. Her fascination – love? passion? - for Vermeer is fired and driven by the fact that he is an extraordinary painter. So, what does the novel have to say about the act of making paintings, in general, and about the particular vision of Vermeer? The making of images is the oldest human cultural activity that...

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