The National Gallery of London is offering a fresh look at arguably one of the greatest artists of all – Johannes Vermeer, painter of the famous Girl with a Pearl Earring. In an exhibition entitled ‘Vermeer and Music: The Art of Love and Leisure’, The National Gallery has chosen to focus on Vermeer’s relationship with music. It is one of the most popular themes of Dutch painting and reveals an enormous amount about this most fascinating of artists.
Filmed in London, New York, Washington DC, Amsterdam, the Hague and Delft the film also guides us through Vermeer’s entire life story. For the millions enthralled by the 2003 film Girl with a Pearl Earring, starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson, this new cinematic exploration will take their enjoyment of Vermeer’s life and work to a new level. In glorious HD see these paintings as never before.