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Library Talk to Focus on ‘Girl with Pearl Earring’ Art Show

By Janet Levaux
Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 7:24 am in Uncategorized.

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.

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