Johannes Mytens

c. 1614-1670 Netherlands-Dutch Golden Age/Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Johannes (Jan) Mytens (Mijtens, Meytens) was born in The Hague. Anthony van Opstal and Nicolaas van der Horst were his tutors in Brussels, and in The Hague, Johannes became a portraitist of nobility, which included the Prince of Orange. In 1639, the Guild of Saint Luke admitted him, and he was later a director. Johannes co-founded the Confrerie Pictura, an alternative to the Guild, and was one of its two directors. He died in the Hague in 1670.

 

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A Lady
Playing a Lute

A Lady Playing a Lute

Maria of
Orange

Maria of Orange with Hendrik van Zuijlestein and Servant

Son Of A
Nobleman

Portrait Of The Son Of A Nobleman As Cupid

Willem van den
Kerckhoven

Willem van den Kerckhoven  and Family

Wolfert van
Brederode

Wolfert van Brederode

Girl With A
Pearl Earring

Girl With A Pearl Earring

Govert van
Slingelandt

Govert van Slingelandt With His First Wife Christina van Beveren

A Young
Gentleman

Portrait Of A Young Gentleman

The Family of Willem
van der Does

The Family of Willem van der Does

Three Children In
A Landscape

Three Children In A Landscape

Daughters of Frederick

The Daughters of Frederick Henry of Orange

Cornelis
Tromp

 Portrait of Cornelis Tromp