[Mary II] Her Highness the Princess of Orange.
R.Tompson excudit. [n.d. c.1690.]
Mezzotint, rare, with small margins. Plate 355 x 254mm. 14 x 10". Few repairs.
Portrait of Mary Stuart as Princess of Orange, three-quarter length, sitting, hair in curls, wearing necklace, and low dress decorated with pearls; vase of flowers and fluted pillar in background to left; embroidered curtain in background to right; frieze with three sculpted Cupids and a lion in background to centre right. Mary (1662-1694), daughter of James II, married Prince William of Orange in 1677. After the 'Glorious Revolution' she returned to England to rule jointly with her husband as Mary II and William III.
CS: 34.ii [Tompson].
[Ref: 24358] £220.00