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    Sale 2249

    The Scholars Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection Part II

    30 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 254

    Attributed to Frans van Mieris (Leiden 1635-1681)

    Portrait of a man, bust-length

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Frans van Mieris (Leiden 1635-1681)
    Portrait of a man, bust-length
    signed 'F van Mieris/Pinx. Fe.'
    oil on panel, oval
    4½ x 3¼ in. (11.4 x 8.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    (Probably) Nogaret, 1780.


    Literature

    C. Hofstede de Groot, Catalogue Raisonné of the most eminent Dutch, Flemish and French painters, 1908 edition, I, p. 72, no. 38.
    O. Naumann, Frans van Mieris (1635-1681) The Elder, Doornspijk, 1981, II, p. 132. no. B12, as 'possibly a studio picture from the 1670s'.