Willem van Mieris

1662 – Leiden - 1747

A young Lady at her Toilet

Indistinctly signed, lower left: W. v…
Oil on canvas, 26½ x 21¾ ins. (67.5 x 55.2 cm)

CS0372 



Provenance

Johann I Goll van Franckenstein (1722-1785), Amsterdam
His son, Johann II Goll van Franckenstein (1756-1821)
His son, Pieter Hendrik Goll van Franckenstein (1787-1832)
His deceased sale (designated as the Collection of Johan I Goll van Franckenstein), J. de Vries, Amsterdam, 1 July 1833, Lot 53 (Dfl. 2100 to Engelberts)
Collection “S”.; sale, C. P. Haro, Pillet, Escribe, Paris, 6-7 April 1876, Lot 22, (10,100ff)
Sale, Christie’s, Monaco, 30 June 1995, Lot 14 (ill.)
With Johnny Van Haeften Limited, London, 1997
Private Collection, Düsseldorf, 1997-2021


Literature

J. Smith, A Catalogue Raisonné, etc., 1829, vol. I, p. 85, no. 94, as “Francis Mieris”
C. Hofstede de Groot, Beschreibendes und Kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke der  Hervorragendsten Hollandischen Maler des XVII Jahrhunderts, 1928, vol. X, no. 232, as Willem van Mieris
M. van der Hut, Jan van Mieris (1660-1690): His Life and Work, 2021, p. 131, cat. no. B-G6 “Problematic Attributions”, reproduced in colour.