Words to Know

 \Johannes Vermeer, Girl with a Pearl Earring, ca. 1665

The following list of words will help prepare your students to discuss the special exhibition Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis  with their classmates and their facilitator at the museum. Please choose those that are developmentally appropriate for your students.

  • Dutch Golden Age

  • Portrait

  • Tronie

  • Still Life

  • Genre scene

  • Landscape

  • Seascape

  • Camera Obscura