Girl with a Pearl Earring - And Other Treasures from the Mauritshuis | Seventh Art SEV186

Girl with a Pearl Earring - And Other Treasures from the Mauritshuis


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Label: Seventh Art

Cat No: SEV186

Format: DVD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Documentary

Release Date: 30th March 2015


A unique opportunity to behold a remarkable collection of great works from the Mauritshuis.

‘The Girl with a Pearl Earring’ by Johannes Vermeer is one of the most enduring paintings in the history of art. This beautifully filmed documentary goes in pursuit of answers to the unresolved riddles surrounding this extraordinary piece.

Holland’s distinguished Mauritshuis is home to the painting and is a stunning jewel of a gallery. Enjoying exclusive access, the filmmaker’s main focus is the great masterpieces, all of which offer clues and insights into the meaning behind this enigmatic painting and its mysterious creator, Vermeer.

The gallery’s recent make-over and re-opening is interwoven with extracts from Vermeer’s life story, behind-the-scenes footage, and sequences featuring specially invited guests, including curators and art historians.

Enlightening, engaging, absorbing and riveting” - Globe and Mail

The gallery going experience – minus the jostling.” - National Post, Canada

Produced by Phil Grabsky

Duration: 91’
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Region free exempt

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