The Alameda Free Library will share a talk on the newest exhibit at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, “Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis,” which is on display through June 2.
Museum docent Marsha Holm will introduce some of the show’s highlights to the Alameda community from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Main Library. She will share images of and information on 35 paintings from the 17th- Century Dutch Republic, which are owned by the Royal Picture Gallery, Mauritshuis, at the Hague.
Some of the masterpieces featured are “Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Johannes Vermeer, “The Goldfinch” by Carl Fabritius and “Vase of Flowers” by Rachel Ruysch. The free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Alameda Free Library.