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Attributed to Frans van der Mijn
English 18th century portrait of Master Wanley with pet bird and cat

1760

$21,633.26

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Portrait of Master J W Wanley, three-quarter length, wearing a sumptuous pink silk waistcoat with tassel trim, with a bird, possibly a bullfinch perched on his outstretched hand with his pet black and white cat at his side. Oil on canvas in a period giltwood frame. Provenance By descent from the sitter by marriage; With Pawsey & Payne, London, February 1978 (when advertised in Apollo) Frans van der Mijn was born in Dusseldorf in 1719, working in Amsterdam during the years 1742-1748 and The Hague before moving to England where painted portraits, sending a painting in to the London Society of Artists each year during 1761-1772. His father Herman, his brothers Robert, George, Andreas and Gerard and his sister Cornelia were also painters. Frans van der Mijn was born in Dusseldorf in 1719, working in Amsterdam during the years 1742-1748 and The Hague before moving to England where painted portraits, sending a painting in to the London Society of Artists each year during 1761-1772. His father Herman, his brothers Robert, George, Andreas and Gerard and his sister Cornelia were also painters.

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  • Creator
    Attributed to Frans van der Mijn
  • Creation Year
    1760
  • Dimensions
    Height: 34.45 in. (87.5 cm)Width: 26.11 in. (66.3 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Bath, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU9525329722

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