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The Tomb of William the Silent, New Church Delft
  • Hendrik Cornelisz. van Vliet
    1611 or 1612–1675
    born: Delft, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Delft, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
  • The Tomb of William the Silent, New Church Delft, mid 1600s
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • oil on panel
  • Frame Dimensions: 30 1/4 x 23 1/2 x 2 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1995.0045
Label Text

Church interior (identified as the New Church, Delft) with white washed walls, archways, column flags, and banners hanging out from the wall. In the right foreground is a tomb with black columns and black obelisks (identified as that of William the Silent) with a fence around it. There are two gold figures and a plaque with an inscription on the top. There are two figures, seen from behind, in the left background.