[Netherlands] In his Majestys Collection, at the Royal Palace, Windsor. William II of Nassau Stadtholder of the United States of Holland.Was born 1626 & died in 1650...[short biography follows.]
Publish'd Octr. 1st 1781 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London.
Rare Stipple and etching, 585 x 395mm. 23 x 15½".
Impressive portrait of William II, Prince of Orange (1626 - 1650) as a boy, standing in a landscape, turned to right and looking at the viewer, holding a long sword, and wearing feathered hat and lace collar; a battalion of soldiers stands beyond to right. In 1641 William married Princess Mary, daughter of Charles I of England. In 1647 he succeeded his father, Frederick Henry, as Prince of Orange. His son became William III of England. Coat of arms below image. After Gerard van Honthorst (1590 - 1656), with dimensions of the painting given.
[Ref: 16056] £290.00