Frans van Mieris the Elder

1635 - 1681
Mieris, Frans van the Elder
Detail from Frans van Mieris the Elder, Self Portrait of the Artist, with a Cittern, 1674

Frans Jansz. van Mieris was born in Leiden, where he was taught by Abraham van den Tempel and Gerrit Dou. He worked in Leiden, where he died. He was a genre painter.