TRACES OF VERMEER
Playing at The Methodist Lower Hall
Sat 27th April
The Girl with the Pearl Earring is loved and admired around the world, yet we do not know how Johannes Vermeer made his luminous paintings. Experts cannot explain the optical effects in his pictures, nor why they lack preliminary drawings. Jane Jelley worked with the materials of his time, using old recipes and methods, and has unlocked some fascinating studio secrets.