Frans van Mieris the Elder

A woman feeding a parrot



Frans van Mieris the Elder - A woman feeding a parrot

Literature

Catalogues raisonnÚs
HdG 210

Collection catalogues
Neil MacLaren, revised and expanded by Christopher Brown, The Dutch school, 1600-1900, London, 1991, pp. 262-264, plate 223
Christopher Baker and Tom Henry, The National Gallery complete illustrated catalogue, London, 2001, p. 456



Provenance

There are various versions of this paintings, making the provenance uncertain.
probably in the collection of L.J. Gaignat by 1760
probably L.J. Gaignat sale, Paris, 14 sqq. February 1769, nr. 46, bought by Remy
according to Smith in the collection of the Prince de Talleyrand and thence bought privately in 1817 (not in the catalogue of the sale announced for 9 July 1817 nor in the list of pictures bought from the Talleyrand collection by Buchanan in 1817)
collection of William Beckford, Fonthill Abbey
catalogue of the Fonthill Abbey sale announced for 15 October 1822, nr. 105 which did not take place, Fonthill Abbey and its contents having been bought by Farquhar
Fonthill Abbey sale of 10 sqq. October 1823, nr. 200 bought by S.T. Howe, probably for (Sir) Robert Peel (Bart.)
Robert Peel by 1829
National Gallery, London, purchased with the Peel collection, 1871
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External links

National Gallery, London Accession number NG840

Other works by Frans van Mieris the Elder


Frans van Mieris the Elder Self-portrait as a painter
Self-portrait as a painter
1667

Frans van Mieris the Elder Saying grace
Saying grace
c. 1650-55

Frans van Mieris the Elder An old soldier with a pipe
An old soldier with a pipe
c. 1655-57

Frans van Mieris the Elder The letter writer
The letter writer
1670

Frans van Mieris the Elder
A woman feeding a parrot
after 1663
22.5 x 17.3 cm
Oil on copper
The National Gallery, London