Vermeer-Lady Standing at a Virginal Jan Vermeer van Delft (baptized 31 October 1632 in Delft , buried December 1675 in Delft; Contemporary: Joannis ver sea , Joannis van der Meer ) is one of the most famous Dutch painters.
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.
Claude Monet, founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting