A Woman with a Dog, Herman van der Mijn, 1719

A Woman with a Dog, Herman van der Mijn, 1719

oil on panel, h 49cm × w 39.2cm × d 5.5cm. More details

Born in Amsterdam, Van der Mijn found his way via Düsseldorf and Antwerp to London, where he built a successful career with his finely painted portraits and scenes. The latter almost always feature a female figure in a landscape, and sometimes include a reference to a story from the Bible or Classical mythology. Whether this woman is a religious or a mythological figure is not known.

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