Portrait of the Artist's Wife, Cunera van der Cock

Cunera Cornelisdr. van der Cock (1629/30 - 1700) married Frans van Mieris in 1657. She was the mother of Willem van Mieris whose work is also represented in the National Gallery's Collection. This portrait is the companion piece to a 'Self Portrait' of the artist now in Berlin (Gemäldegalerie). Both portraits were painted about 1657/8.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1635 - 1681
Full title
Portrait of the Artist's Wife, Cunera van der Cock
Date made
about 1657-8
Medium and support
Oil on vellum, inlaid on oak at a later date
Dimensions
16 x 13.3 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1894
Inventory number
NG1415
Location in Gallery