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Michiel Janszoon van Mierevelt

Posted On: Aug 1, 2021   |   Posted By: Chez Namaste Nancy

Michiel Janszoon van Mierevelt

George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham
Van Mierevelt was born and died in Delft , as a son of a goldsmith , who apprenticed him to the copperplate engraver Hieronymus Wierix. He subsequently became a pupil of Willem Willemz and Augusteyn of Delft , until Anthonie van Montfoort , who had seen and admired two of Mierevelt's early engravings, Christ and the Samaritan and Judith and Holofernes, invited him to enter his school at Utrecht. He registered as a member of the Guild of St. Luke in The Hague in 1625. Devoting himself first to still lifes , he eventually took up portraiture , in which he achieved such success that the many commissions entrusted to him necessitated the employment of numerous assistants, by whom hundreds of portraits were turned out in factory fashion. lt Jansz. van Mierevelt

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