MIERIS, Willem van
(b. 1662, Leiden, d. 1747, Leiden)

The Escaped Bird

1687
Oil on panel, 21 x 17 cm
Kunsthalle, Hamburg

This painting can be linked to the artist's father's (Frans van Mieris's) representation of the same subject. The younger painter represented a female figure in an Italianate setting, posed before a large classical column.