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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 SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

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 SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

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
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

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

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

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   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
Portrait of a Woman with a Lap-Dog, 1672

Virtual Uffizi
The Dutch Charlatan

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
3 works online when last checked

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

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(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 at The Art Renewal Center

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  

Frans van Mieris at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
A Boy Blowing Bubbles

The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Frans van Mieris   
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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

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