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'Girl with Pearl Earring' goes home to revamped Dutch museum

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The Dutch Mauritshuis museum, historic home of Vermeer's "Girl with the Pearl Earring" and a treasure trove of other Golden Age masterpieces, reopens next week after two years of renovations. 

A visitor takes a picture of the "Girl with a Pearl" artwork by painter Johannes Vermeer during a press preview at the renovated Mauritshuis museum in the Hague, the Netherlands, on June 20, 2014

The elegant 17th-century classicist mansion in The Hague has undergone a 30-million-euro ($40-million) revamp and more than doubled its floor space thanks to an art deco extension accessed through a light-filled underground atrium.

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