[Portraits of Jan van Mieris and his wife.]
Fine & rare as a pair mezzotints. Sheets 250 x 175mm (9¾ x 7"). Trimmed to plate. Both fine impressions
A self portrait of the artist Jan van Meiris (1660-90) holding up a goblet, and a matching portrait of his wife, holding up her purse with one hand, ostrich feather in the other. Never healthy, he died in Rome before his thirtieth birthday.
Hollstein: 268 & 269. Wesseley: 116 &117. Ex: Rijksmuseum (his wife). Ex: Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 35571] £650.00