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Frans van Mieris (I)

North Netherlandish
Leiden (city) 1635-04-16
Houbraken 1721, p. 2
Leiden (city) 1681-03-12
Houbraken 1721, p. 11
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of the goldsmith Jan Bastiaensz van Mieris (1586-1650) and Christina Willemsdr van Garbartyn; married in Leiden on 15 March 1657 to Cunera (Kniertje) van der Kock; father of Willem and Jan van Mieris, grandfather of Frans van Mieris II
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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Biographical information
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  • Leiden (stad) 1655 - 1681
    member of the guild since May 14, 1658 but probably active as an independent master before that (Sluijter e.a. 1988)
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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.
genre, 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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Archive location
archief Le Roy
Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2023-05-16


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