Going by various names over the centuries, it became known by its present title towards the end of the 20th century after the large pearl earring worn by the girl portrayed there. In , the Dutch public selected it as the most beautiful painting in the Netherlands. The painting is a tronie , the Dutch 17th-century description of a 'head' that was not meant to be a portrait. It depicts a European girl wearing an exotic dress, an oriental turban , and an improbably large pearl earring. The work is oil on canvas and is It is signed "IVMeer" but not dated. It is estimated to have been painted around After the most recent restoration of the painting in , the subtle colour scheme and the intimacy of the girl's gaze toward the viewer have been greatly enhanced. This effect was produced by applying a thin transparent layer of paint, called a glaze, over the present-day black background. However, the two organic pigments of the green glaze, indigo and weld , have faded.
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Editorial Feature. Set in 17th century Delft, Holland, Chevalier presents a fictional account of Vermeer, the girl in the painting and the artwork itself. The internet is brimming with images of the girl, either just as she is, or altered for our times: taking a selfie, styled into a manga comic character, riding on the back of a motorcycle with Van Gogh as the driver. Banksy even turned her into graffiti on a Bristol wall, with a security alarm in place of her earring. Now, of course, it is priceless; the Mauritshuis would never sell it.