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Who is Vermeer’s “Girl with a pearl earring” looking at? The answer in the image reflected by the earring

The figures have been recently isolated by Maurizio Bernardelli Curuz, a researcher of Caravaggio, who has been working for years on the iridescent images present in the preparation of Michelangelo Merisi's paintings. The identification of the reflected male figure clearly highlights the loving substrate of the painting. And it seems a confirmation of the validity of the romance hypothesis written in the book “The Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Tracy Chevalier.

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