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MIERIS, Jan van (1660 - 1690), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MIERIS, Jan van (1660 - 1690), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 17 June 1660, in Leiden; died 17 March 1690, in Rome.

Painter. Mythological subjects, genre scenes, portraits.

[not available online]The eldest son and the pupil of Frans Mieris the Elder, Jan van Mieris also studied with Gerard de Lairesse. He entered the Leiden guild in 1686, and subsequently travelled to Florence, which he had to leave on account of his religion,

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