Frans van Mieris the Elder

Man Tuning a Violin



Frans van Mieris the Elder - Man Tuning a Violin



Frans van Mieris the Elder
Man Tuning a Violin
1680
19.3 x 15.2 cm
Oil on panel
Signed and dated in dark paint, upper right corner: Fvan. Mieris. fect / 1680
The Leiden Collection, New York


Provenance

Gerard Bicker van Swieten, The Hague
sale, The Hague, 12 April 1741, nr. 58 (250 guilders to De Waart but still in Bicker van Swieten’s possession in 1752)
sale, The Hague, 4 April 1755, nr. 23 (161 guilders)
De Montribloud Sale, Paris, 9 February 1784, nr. 31
Phillipe Panne, London
sale, Christie’s, London, 26 March 1819, nr. 103 (9 guineas to Ward)
Ludovic de Spiridon, Rome, 1922–28
his sale, Muller, Amsterdam, 19 June 1928, nr. 60, as signed and dated 1650
private collection, Germany
sale, Flechtheim, Helbing, Paffrath, Berlin, 11 March 1933, nr. 60
with Galerie Voltaire, Paris, 1975
private collection, Finland, by 1981
sale, Christie’s, London, 10 July 1998, nr. 33
sale, Christie’s, New York, 15 October 1998, nr. 64
with Johnny van Haeften Ltd., London, 2002
David Blank, Greenwich, CT, until 2005
with Salomon Lilian B. V., Amsterdam
from whom acquired by the present owner in 2005
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External links

Leiden Collection, New York Accession number FM-111

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