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Frans van Mieris : Portrait of a Young Lady, 1672
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Frans van Mieris the Elder

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1635-1681]

• Relationships: Father of Jan van Mieris and Willem van Mieris.
Studied under Gerrit Dou.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Dutch courtship, 1675

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
5 works by van Mieris

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Pictura (An Allegory of Painting), 1661
The Doctor's Visit, 1667

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteFrans van Mieris at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteFrans van Mieris at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
5 works by Frans van Mieris online

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")

Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

CODART - Dutch and Flemish paintings in the Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu
1 painting by Frans van Mieris I (inventory number 0756/3185)

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Dog lying down

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "M"

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
(If the image is not clickable, click "Agrandir l'image" to enlarge the image)

National Brukenthal Museum, Romania

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Wallace Collection, London, UK
Venus and Cupid, 1665

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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- images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image

Portrait of a Woman with a Lap-Dog, 1672

Virtual Uffizi

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
Scroll down to signature 316

Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + Monograms
Scroll down to monogram 695

Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteFrans van Mieris in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteFrans van Mieris at CGFA  

Notable SiteFrans van Mieris in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The BBC
A Boy Blowing Bubbles

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Frans van Mieris   
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  


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