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Miniature painting and frame painted by Helen Bourch


This unique piece is inspired by

Johannes VERMEER (1632-1675)

The girl with the pearl earring


Johannes Vermeer's hand-painted miniature of "Girl with a Pearl Earring" is a work that more than interprets, captures the timeless grace of this famous 17th century painting. Every detail painstakingly reproduced in this small version is a testament to Helen's talent and precision.

The rich colors and delicate shades used in this miniature faithfully reflect the girl's enigmatic gaze and the subtle play of light and shadow present in the original. Despite its reduced size, the miniature retains the magic and aura of the original masterpiece, capturing the very essence of Vermeer's painting.


Johannes Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer was born on October 31, 1632 in Delft, Netherlands, and died on December 15, 1675 in the same city.

Dutch painter of the 17th century, is one of the most eminent figures of the golden age of Dutch painting. His mysterious life and refined work have left an indelible mark on the history of art.

Vermeer is known for his intimate compositions and genre scenes, highlighting everyday middle-class life. His most famous works, such as “The Girl with a Pearl Earring” and “The Milkmaid,” are marked by a remarkable mastery of light and color, as well as meticulous attention to detail.

Vermeer's art embodies the distinctive characteristics of Dutch painting of the period, characterized by meticulous realism and an innovative approach to light. Light plays a central role in his paintings, creating warm atmospheres and subtle plays of reflections.

17th-century Dutch painting was also marked by a diversity of subjects, ranging from still lifes to landscapes and portraits. Dutch society, prosperous and commercially oriented, influenced these thematic choices, creating a thriving art scene.


Girl with a Pearl Earring - Johannes VERMEER

  • Acrylic paint on tin in resin frame

    Height: 65mm
    Width: 55mm

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