The painting Girl with a Pearl Earring (Dutch: Het Meisje met de Parel). circa oil on canvas, is one of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer's masterworks and uses a pearl earring for a focal point. The painting is kept in the Mauritshuis gallery in The Hague.
"The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter - in the eye." ~ Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (Painting by William Adolphe Bouguereau French Neoclassical Master)