The date of the portrait (13 April 1674) was three days before van Mieris's 39th birthday. The identity of the sitter is confirmed by a drawing which is signed and dated 1667 (London, British Museum). The artist wears an archaic type of dress based on theatrical costumes of the Commedia dell' Arte and he is playing a cittern.

Product Code NG1874
artist Frans van Mieris the Elder
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Self Portrait of the Artist, with a Cittern Print

Frans van Mieris the Elder

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