After Willem van Mieris (1662-1747), Dutch
Oil on panel; given to “Mieris” and titled to the old auction label verso
18 x 14.5 in — 45.7 x 36.8 cm
W.G. Beatty was one of the owners of one Beatty Bros. Ltd., the farming and household appliance manufacturer located in Fergus, Ontario and was the great-grandfather of the consignor.
The Estate sale of Eleanor, Viscountess of Gort sold at East Cowes Castle, Isle of Wight, n.d. with their catalogue entry to the old labels verso, lot 30 as “Mieris...”;
From whom purchased from the Carling Galleries, Toronto by William George Beatty on March 4, 1934;
By descent to his great-granddaughter, Toronto