Frans van Mieris the Elder

Portrait of a Twenty-Five-Year-Old Woman



Frans van Mieris the Elder - Portrait of a Twenty-Five-Year-Old Woman



Frans van Mieris the Elder
Portrait of a Twenty-Five-Year-Old Woman
1669
23.5 x 16.8 cm
Oil on panel
Signed and dated in dark paint, lower right background, right of figure: Fvan Mieris. 1669
Inscribed above the shoulder: ÆT. 25
The Leiden Collection, New York


Provenance

Gerard Bicker, Lord of Swieten, The Hague, by 1738
his sale, The Hague, 12 April 1741, nrs. 60 and 61 (for 105 florins)
probably Gerret Braamcamp, Amsterdam
his sale, Van der Schley, de Bosch, Ploos van Amstel, de Winter and Yver, Amsterdam, 31 July 1771, nr. 136 (Ploos van Amstel for 54 florins)
Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, Amsterdam, 1771
possibly Simon Stinstra, Haarlem
his sale, Amsterdam, 26 March 1783, nr. 82 (Fouquet for 30 florins)
with Pieter Fouquet, Amsterdam
Charles-Ferdinand, Duc de Berry, Paris, before 1820
his widow, Marie-Caroline de Bourbon, Duchesse de Berry, Galerie du Palais l’Elysee Bourbon, Paris, 1820–37
put up for sale in London, 17 April 1834, nrs. 76 and 78, not sold
sale Paillet, Paris, 4–6 April 1837, nrs. 66 and 67 (Prince Demidoff for 4,200 and 5,250 francs, respectively)
Anatole N. Demidoff, Prince of San Donato (1812–70), Florence, by 1837
his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 18 April 1868, nrs. 7 and 8 (Madame de Caussin for 10,700 francs)
Adèle Caussin, "Madame la Marquise Landolfo Carcano" (1831–1921), Paris, 1868–1912
her sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 30 May 1912, nrs. 164 and 165 (Baron Cassel van Doorn for 15,200 francs)
Baron Cassel van Doorn, Brussels, by 1912
collection of Mrs. Jacobs, New York
collection of H. Moser, Berlin and Aerdenhout
his sale, Mensing, Amsterdam, 9 April 1940, nr. 719 (for 3,600 florins)
private collection, Netherlands
by inheritance to the son of this Dutch couple, until 2003
with Marina Aarts, Amsterdam, 2003
with Bijl-van Urk, B.V., Alkmaar, 2003
from whom purchased by the present owner
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External links

Leiden Collection, New York Accession number FM-110.b

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Frans van Mieris the Elder Self-Portrait with a Plumed Beret
Self-Portrait with a Plumed Beret
1668

Frans van Mieris the Elder Woman with a Lapdog, Accompanied by a Maidservant (probably Bathsheba with King David’s Letter)
Woman with a Lapdog, Accompanied by a Maidservant (probably Bathsheba with King David’s Letter)
1680

Frans van Mieris the Elder Young Woman Stringing Pearls
Young Woman Stringing Pearls
1658

Frans van Mieris the Elder A Young Woman Writing a Letter
A Young Woman Writing a Letter
c. 1670

Frans van Mieris the Elder Elderly Couple in an Interior
Elderly Couple in an Interior
c. 1650-55