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Jan van Mieris

painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Leiden 1660-06-17
Van Gool 1750-1751
Rome 1690-03-17
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
eldest son of Frans van Mieris I and Cunera van der Cock, brother of Christina and Willem van Mieris
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Biographical information
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  • Leiden 1686 - 1688
    entered the Leiden guild on 14 June 1686; last reported in Leiden by 1688 (Sluijter et al. 1988)
  • Venetië 1689-01-14 - 1689
    left in 1688 for Italy; wrote to his mother from Venice in January 1689 that he wanted to travel on to Florence (Sluijter et al. 1988)
  • Florence 1689
  • Rome 1690
    until his death in 1690
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
history (as a genre), portrait, self-portrait
oil paint
Art movement
Here we mention the art movement to which an artist belonged. Many art movements have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
fine art painting
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Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2021-04-29


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