San Francisco Museum Welcomes 'The Girl With a Pearl Earring'

Famous painting will be on display until June 2

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013  |  Updated 10:02 AM PDT
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SF Museum Welcomes "Girl With Pearl Earring"

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A well-known painting has arrived at the De Young Museum in San Francisco.

Johannes Vermeer's The Girl With a Pearl Earring is one of 34 other paintings on laon at the museum from the Royal Picture Gallery Mooritz-House in the Hague.

The painting is often referred to as the "Dutch Mona Lisa" and has inspired many theories, a novel and a movie.

The displays opens Saturday and will remain open until June 2.

More information is available at the museum's website.

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