Girl with a Pearl Earring

When Vermeer's wife sees the painting of Griet - she flies into a rage. Griet is asked to leave the house and discontinue her service as a maid for them. Griet returns home and she soon receives a package. Inside are her ex-mistresses' (Vermeer's wife) two pearl earrings.


Factual error: When Griet is introduced to the camera obscura, far too much light is projected onto Vermeer's and Griet's faces. Camera obscuras don't make their own light; rather the image produced on the viewing screen is always dull.

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Vermeer: Look at me. Now, turn your head. Not your shoulders. Look at me. There. That's it.

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Question: Does Greit say yes when Peiter asks her to marry him? I couldn't work this out.

Answer: Obviously, since she married him in the end.

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