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Biography

Daniël Mijtens (c. 1590 – 1647/48), known in England as Daniel Mytens the Elder, was a Dutch portrait painter who spent the central years of his career working in England.

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Artworks

Features

Essay

Portrait of James Hamilton, Earl of Arran, Later 3rd Marquis and 1st Duke of Hamilton, Aged 17 1623: By Daniel Mytens the Elder

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Art Term

Court

Court painters were artists employed by royal courts to paint portraits of the royal family and their courtiers

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