Tracy Chevalier:
Finding the story inside the painting

TEDSalon London Spring 2012 · 14:21 · Filmed May 2012
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When Tracy Chevalier looks at paintings, she imagines the stories behind them: How did the painter meet his model? What would explain that look in her eye? Why is that man … blushing? She shares three stories inspired by portraits, including the one that led to her best-selling novel "Girl With a Pearl Earring."

Novelist Tracy Chevalier is the author of "Girl With a Pearl Earring." Full bio
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