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Girl With a Pearl Earring - Ballpoint Pen by VianaArts Girl With a Pearl Earring - Ballpoint Pen by VianaArts
Girl with a Pearl Earring - Ballpoint Pen. (Re-upload better quality)

First of all, only Vermeer can paint a Vermeer.

Second, I'm aware this is a cliché drawing. I had a great time drawing this and that's what matters to me.

The painting Girl with a Pearl Earring (Dutch: Het Meisje met de Parel) is one of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer's masterworks and as the name implies, uses a pearl earring for a focal point. Today the painting is kept in the Mauritshuis gallery in the Hague. It is sometimes referred to as "the Mona Lisa of the North" or "the Dutch Mona Lisa".

This is my favorite painting of all time.

The 2003 film Girl with a Pearl Earring stars Scarlett Johansson as the girl with the pearl earring, Griet.

References:
Johannes Vermeer - Girl with a pearl earring
Movie Girl with a Pearl Earring's poster

Took aprox. 45 hours to finish, lost about 20% quality during scanning.

The size is 15" x 10"

Feel free to comment, favorite, and ask any questions!

Thank you.

Special thanks to :iconspinegrinder: Who featured my work [link] as a Daily Deviation.
And thanks to :iconronmonroe: for being my friend and an exceptional artist.

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