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William I, Prince of Nassau-Orange, named ‘De Zwyger’
  • Willem Jacobz. Delff, artist
    1580–1638
    born: Delft, Seventeen Provinces (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Delft, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
    Adriaen van de Venne
    1589–1662
    born: Delft Netherlands ; died: The Hague Netherlands
  • William I, Prince of Nassau-Orange, named ‘De Zwyger’, 1623
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 404 x 298 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 7/8 x 11 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 424 x 317 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 11/16 x 12 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0153
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Literature

A seated man, bedecked in finery, fur, and ruff, in an interior with heavy draperies opening onto a courtyard. The man holds a sword hilt in his left hand and a long cylindrical object (likely a scroll) in his right hand. In the background, smaller figures mill in the courtyard.