Beautiful Old Master Oil on canvas by Willem Van Mieris (Netherlands, c. 1700) POA


A Superb, fresh to the market Oil by Willem Van Mieris.

Willem van Mieris (3 June 1662 – 26 January 1747) was an 18th-century painter from the North Netherlands

Willem van Mieris (niderl. Willem van Mieris; 3 June 1662, Leiden — 26 January 1747, Leiden) was a Dutch portrait painter, author of historical and genre paintings. Worked in the tradition established by Gerard Dou Leiden art school.

Willem van Mieris was born into a family of artists. His father, Frans van Mieris the Elder, was a famous pupil of G. Dou, the older brother of Willem Jan van Mieris was also a painter. After training in the workshop of his father Willem in 1683 by the Guild of St. Luke became a member of the Leiden Guild of artists. In 1687, 1698, 1704 and 1708 he managed the Affairs of the Guild in 1699 was elected its Chairman. In 1694 van Mieris, together with the painters Jacob van Tor

Van Mieris Oils are held in the Wallace Collection,Victoria & Albert Museum and the National Gallery.

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