John Wiehe

John Wiehe

Fairfield, OH

Girl with a Pearl Earring

Oil on Canvas, 12" x 16", 2019

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To purchase art, contact: jw1554@yahoo.com

Girl with a Pearl Earring is an oil painting by Dutch Golden Age painter Johannes Vermeer, dated c. 1665. Going by various names over the centuries, it became known by its present title towards the end of the 20th century after the large pearl earring worn by the girl portrayed there.

I began painting in the winter of 2018, with a Fitton class taught by Chrissy Collopy. Later, when asked how that class went, I remember saying that I will always be doing this!
I love the challenge, it’s lots of fun, but best of all, I made so many wonderful new friends!
Today I paint with oil, and I’m trying to improve this portraiture work, by attempting to copy some works of the old masters.

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